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 Date: June 23, 2009 Contact:  Paula Cobler, 361-570-4350

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Proposed new school textbooks available for public review at VC/UHV library


 

Members of the public can review and give feedback about textbooks under consideration for state adoption at The Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library from now through August.

 

“Residents and educators are encouraged to give their input as part of the review process,” said Joe Dahlstrom, director of libraries for UHV and VC.

 

The book subject areas are Language Arts (Grades K-1), Reading (Grades K-8), Literature (Grades 6-12), English for Speakers of Other Languages, and Advanced Placement English Language and English Literature. A decision on the texts will be made in November for use during the 2010-2011 school year.

 

The materials are available on the first floor of the library, 2602 N. Ben Jordan St., from 7:45 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 7:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, and 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday.  

 

Sample books also are available for viewing at the Region III Education Service Center, 905 Leary Lane, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

 

For more information, contact Joe Dahlstrom, director of libraries for UHV and VC, at 361-570-4150.

 

 

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region, offers courses leading to more than 65 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs and concentrations in the schools of Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Education & Human Development, and Nursing. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus as well as teaching sites in Fort Bend, Harris and Montgomery counties, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. Since its founding in 1973, UHV has provided students with a quality university education from excellent faculty at an affordable price.