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February 1, 2018

The Newton County School System is reviewing materials for an upcoming middle and high school science textbook adoption and would like stakeholder input. Parents may visit the links below to review materials from three publishers under consideration—Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt, McGraw-Hill, and Pearson. Materials from these publishers may also be viewed at each of the middle and high schools and at the Newton County School System Board Office, during normal business hours.  After reviewing the science materials under consideration, Newton County School System asks parents to take a brief survey at the link listed to provide input. Any questions or concerns about the science textbook adoption for grades sixth through twelfth should be directed to Ms. Teresa Broadwater, at Please note that the survey will close at 11:59 PM on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. Parents and teachers may access the survey at:


Parent/Community Survey


Teacher Survey



Use the links below to review materials under consideration.


For the best user experience, we recommend using the Google Chrome browser on a desktop or laptop.


Links to Science Materials

Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt

Go to:     


For state select:  EVALUATOR

For district select:  Science K-8-91001060

Click:  Sign-In

For Username:  EvalStudent10_91001061

For Password:  E!1a0kohqni3

Click:  Sign-In

Use the drop down (˅), found near the top of the page to navigate to different grade-levels.



Go to:

Username: GA612SciStu

Password: ga2018science





Interactive Science (Grades 6-8), Biology, Chemistry,
Earth Science, Environmental Science and Physics


Go to 

Click on “Sign In”

Username: ga_pearsonsci

Password: Pearson2017 

(Both case sensitive)

Click on “Programs”

Click on course


Physical Science


Go to 


Password: scidemo1

(Both case sensitive)

Click on “Log In”