Content Standards Revision Cycle and Adoption Schedule

6.1.  Per W. Va. Code §18-2A-10(c), the WVBE (Instruction Resources Policy 2445.40) establishes the Adoption Groups for required subjects to be taught in grades pre-k-12 as listed below:

Adoption Group Content Areas Standards Revision to State Board Instructional Materials Review New Material in Classroom
I WV Pre-K Social Studies Spring 2024
Effective July 1, 2025
2024-2025 2025-2026
II The Arts
Wellness Education
Driver’s Education
Spring 2025
Effective July 1, 2026
2025-2026 2026-2027
III English Language Arts Spring 2026
Effective July 1, 2027
2026-2027 2027-2028
IV Science Spring 2027
Effective July 1, 2028
2027-2028 2028-2029
V Mathematics Spring 2023
Effective date: July 1, 2024
2023-2024 2024-2025

* The adoption of any instructional resources not listed in the chart shall be at the discretion of the county board as needed.

West Virginia Code

West Virginia Code – 2018 House Bill 3089

New adoption procedure went into effect on July 1, 2019

WV State Board of Education Policy

West Virginia Ethics Commission – West Virginia Code 6B