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For Publishers

Texas Resource Review (TRR)  partners with publishers throughout the review process, providing step-by-step email instructions, webinars, and one-on-one support as needed  throughout the quality review process. 

Our quality review process is fully transparent, and we encourage publishers to learn more about our rubrics and how we uphold our commitments to Texas students and teachers. 

Participating publishers receive recognition and visibility alongside the product reviews featured on the TRR website, which is freely accessible and provides local school districts with comprehensive product information. 

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More information regarding the Instructional Materials Review and Approval (IMRA) review process coming soon. 

How to Participate 

Instructional materials can be considered for TRR in the following ways:

  • Publishers submit a Quality Review Application when the application window is open.
  • Materials are on the state adopted list or under consideration for adoption in response to a proclamation issued by the State Board of Education (SBOE).
  • More than 10% of Texas school districts make a request.

Participating in a quality review does not mean a product will be included on the SBOE’s adoption list. For more information about state adoption, visit the TEA publisher portal

TEA can only review products in subject areas and grade bands where a finalized quality rubric has been developed. 

English & Spanish Phonics Cycle


The commissioner of education is in the process of adopting administrative rules to outline the criteria for phonics programs and is establishing a process to review phonics programs in accordance with House Bill 3, 86th Texas Legislature, 2019, to ensure all students obtain necessary early literacy skills and that districts have access to phonics materials that include systematic direct instruction and integrated reading instruments.

Phonics programs submitted will go through the TRR process to determine eligibility for inclusion on the commissioner’s recommended list.


  • March-June 2022: Quality reviews begin on a rolling basis
  • July-August 2022: Standards-alignment review
  • November 2022: List and final reports are finalized

Requirements for Quality Review

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Learn what is required of publishers for quality review.

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Optional Items for Publishers

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Learn about the optional Items publishers may submit to support quality reviews.

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Learn More

Get a detailed look at the application and review process, deadlines, documentation, and other publisher requirements. 

Download the TRR Publisher Manual. 
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