TK-8 District of Choice


Instruction > Administrative Regulation 6141 - Curriculum Development and Evaluation

Curriculum Review Committee

The Superintendent or designee may establish a curriculum review committee to evaluate and recommend curriculum for Board of Trustees approval. This committee shall consist of a majority of teachers and may also include administrators, other staff who have subject-matter expertise, parents/guardians, representatives of local businesses and postsecondary institutions, other community members, and students as appropriate. This committee may be the same committee charged with the evaluation and recommendation of instructional materials pursuant to Board policy and administrative regulation.

Curriculum Development/Selection Process

The Superintendent or designee shall research and identify available curriculum in the subject area(s) and grade level(s) scheduled for review. He/she may select a limited number of programs to present to the curriculum review committee for evaluation.

The committee shall recommend the curriculum that best meets the district's needs based on the following criteria and any additional factors deemed relevant by the committee:

  1. Analysis of the effectiveness of the existing district curriculum for all students, including student achievement data disaggregated by grade level and student population

  2. Applicability and accessibility of the curriculum to all students, including, but not limited to, underperforming students, students with disabilities, English learners, and gifted and talented students

  3. If the curriculum includes instructional materials, the extent to which the materials meet criteria established by law and the district


Regulation approved: March 21, 2013
Evergreen School District, San Jose, California