Secondary Textbook Adoption

NCSS Seeks Parent and Teacher Input on Secondary Language Arts Textbook Adoption Materials
Posted on 12/13/2019
FeedbackThe Newton County School System is reviewing materials for an upcoming middle and high school language arts textbook adoption and would like stakeholder input. Parents and teachers may visit the links below to review materials from publishers under consideration—Perfection Learning, McGraw-Hill, Pearson, Bedford, Freeman, & Worth, Houghton, Mifflin, Harcourt, and W.W. Norton & Company. 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 language arts materials under consideration, the Newton County School System asks parents and teachers to take a brief survey at the designated link below.

Any questions or concerns about the language arts textbook adoption for grades sixth through twelfth should be directed to Ms. Kimberly Cole, at [email protected]. Please note that the survey will close at 11:59 PM on Friday, January 3, 2020.

Parents and teachers may access the survey at:

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 Parent/Community Survey   NCSS Parent Survey 
 Teacher Survey   NCSS 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.

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 Publisher   Links to Language Arts Materials 
 Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt   Go to:
For state select: EVALUATOR
For district select: INTRO LITERATURE - 4-91002300 Click Sign-in
For Username: EvalStudent19_91002301
For Password: E!12s61sddu
(Your username and password are case sensitive. Please enter carefully)
Click: Sign-In
Use the drop down, found near the top of the page to navigate to different grade-levels. 
 McGraw-Hill (6-12)   Go to
Student Grade 6-12
Username: StudySync2021
Password: study2021 (case sensitive) 
 Pearson   Go to
Select: Sign In
Username: NewtonCountyELA
Password: Pearson2019
(case sensitive)
Click on BROWSE to explore programs. 
 Perfection Learning   Public Links are not available, physical copies are available for review in the middle/high schools and the Newton county Board of Education 
 Bedford, Freeman, & Worth (High School)   Credentials
Password: Review2019!
(All of our digital teacher resources are housed here digitally)
Foundations of Language and Literature (9th Grade)
Advanced Language and Literature (10th Grade)
The Language of Composition (AP Languages)
Conversations in American Literature (AP Language)
Literature and Composition (AP Literature)
Everything's an Argument with Readings
 W.W. Norton (High School)   Public Links are not available. Physical copies are available for review in the middle/high schools and the Newton County Board of Education