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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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    If you are interested in submitting materials for a subject area for which we are not currently accepting applications, you may join the waitlist.

    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

    Information

    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.

    Timeline

    • Monday, October 15, 2021: Initial Publisher Informational Webinar (Recording)
    • Friday, October 22, 2021: Publisher Application Opens
    • Wednesday, October 27, 2021: Eligibility Criteria (Recording)
    • Wednesday, November 3, 2021: Unpacking an Indicator (Section 3)(Recording)
    • Wednesday, November 10, 2021: Unpacking an Indicator (Sections 2 and 4)(Recording)
    • Wednesday, November 17, 2021: Scoring an Indicator (Recording)
    • Monday, November 22, 2021: Last Day to Submit Publisher Application and Last Day to Submit Phonics Quality Rubric Public Comment
    • February 2022: Quality Review Begins

    Requirements for Quality Review

    Webinar 45:40

    Learn what is required of publishers for quality review.

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    Optional Items for Publishers

    Webinar 5:25

    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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