Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Secondary Language Arts Adoption

Explore Materials

Highline Public Schools plans to adopt new materials for language arts--and we want your input! Your voice is important as we select new Language Arts instructional materials for kindergarten through 12th grade. 

This past spring our language arts curriculum adoption committees reviewed many curricular tools and narrowed down the options to two finalists: Inquiry by Design and Pathways to College and Career. 

Your feedback will inform the committee’s recommendation to the school board in February. Materials will be introduced in the 2021-22 school year.

This virtual space allows families and community members to preview curricular materials under review. Click the tabs below to expand information for each finalist. Here you’ll find:

  • Information about the curriculum
  • Sample lessons
  • Videos 

Please submit feedback through the surveys linked at the bottom of this page.

Family Preview and Q&A

Join us for a Question & Answer Session on Zoom to delve deeper into content and get answers to your questions. 

December 8 | 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. 
Zoom Link
Meeting ID: 919 2731 3588
Passcode: 690546
One tap mobile +12532158782,,91927313588#

December 8 | 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Zoom Link
Meeting ID: 962 0858 4895
Passcode: 012811
One tap mobile +12532158782,,96208584895#

December 10 | 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. 
Zoom Link 
Meeting ID: 937 4236 6441
Passcode: 087310
One tap mobile +12532158782,,93742366441# 

December 10 | 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Zoom Link 
Meeting ID: 969 2889 6076
Passcode: 919605
One tap mobile +12532158782,,96928896076# 

  • Spanish, Vietnamese and Somali interpretation will be available.

Community Feedback Wanted 

We want to know what you think! After looking through the information and materials above, please submit a survey to give your input. Your feedback will inform the committee’s recommendation to the school board in February. Please provide feedback by January 6 in order for the committee to review and include it in the recommendation process.

Comments for the Committee? 

Email SecondaryLAAdoption@highlineschools.org