2020 National Instructional Materials Adoption Scorecard and 2021 Outlook

Simba Information’s 2020 National Instructional Materials Adoption Scorecard and 2021 Outlook

Simba Information’s 2020 National Instructional Materials Adoption Scorecard and 2021 Outlook provides a singular look at sales by subject in particular states—those states classified as adoption states, which conduct statewide reviews and purchasing processes for instructional materials.

This report focused on results of the 9-12 English language arts adoption in Texas, K-8 sales in the social studies and science adoptions in California, 6-12 world languages and CTE in Florida and K-12 English language arts in North Carolina.

This report also features expectations for adoption opportunities by state from 2021 through 2024.



  • Executive Summary
  • Methodology
  • Introduction and Trends
    • Guaranteed Demand
    • 18 States Form Core of Instructional Materials Adoptions
      • Table Instructional Materials Adoption States
      • Adoption Cycles
  • 2020 State Adoption Results
    • Texas 9-12 ELA Adoption
      • Table Texas 9-12 English Language Arts Adoption Sales, 2020
    • California Schools Pick Social Studies and Science Programs
      • LA Science Order Share by Grade
        • Table Selected California District Adoption Sales, 2020
    • World Languages and CTE in Florida
      • Table Selected Florida District Adoption Sales, 2020
    • North Carolina Offered K-12 English Language Arts
      • Table North Carolina K-12 English Language Arts Adoption Sales, 2020
    • Takeaways from 2020 Adoptions
  • Looking Ahead-2021 and Beyond
    • Florida to Adopt English Language Arts
      • Table Florida 2020-2021 K-12 English Language Arts Adoption Bid List
    • Texas Updates PreK Systems in 2021
      • Table Approved Titles in Texas Proclamation 2021 Pre-K Adoption
    • Virginia Approves Science Core Curriculum Programs
      • Table Virginia Approved Science Titles for K-12 Adoption
    • Tennessee Launches Reading 360 Initiative
    • Alabama Launches a K-12 Math Adoption
      • Supplemental Resources
    • Coming Adoption Activity
      • Table State K-12 Instructional Materials Adoption Schedule, Purchase Years 2020-2023

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