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The State Board of Education (SBOE) issues a proclamation to call for new instructional materials. The proclamation lists the subject areas scheduled for review. It contains a schedule of adoption procedures, requirements, the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), and instructions for providing electronic files for braille and large-type materials. Proclamations are named for the year the materials are available in the classroom.

The TEA website offers the following resource documents for instructional materials:


Proclamation Information

  • The State Board of Education (SBOE) did not issue Proclamation 2023. You may see the SBOE’s discussion of this topic in the broadcast of the SBOE’s meeting. (Click item 5.)
    Important documents specific to publishers can be found on TEA’s Adoption Resources for Publishers web page.

  • The State Board of Education (SBOE) issued Proclamation 2022 at its April 2020 meeting. The adoption of materials under Proclamation 2022 were scheduled to occur in November 2021. The adopted materials were scheduled to go into classrooms in the 2022-23 school year. 

    Proclamation 2022 called for health and physical education instructional materials. 

    The SBOE required that all Proclamation 2022 pre-adoption samples of instructional materials submitted for adoption be made available to the public online. Samples are only to be accessed for review purposes and may not be reproduced without the consent of the publisher.


    Proclamation 2022 Pre-Adoption Samples

    Instructional materials pre-adoption samples under Proclamation 2022 will be available on the TEA website.


    TEA Provided Information

    Proclamation 2022 (PDF)
    Proclamation 2022 List of Materials Adopted by SBOE (PDF)

    Proclamation 2022 Q&A (PDF)

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Laura Sprinkle

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