Educational Research Analysts
Titles reviewed from 1995-2013
Listed below is every public school textbook evaluated by Educational Research Analysts in recent years. (For Christian school textbooks, look here.) Info on these books ranges from full reviews, to comparison charts, to ratings – which rank all books in a given adoption. Ratings are published online, as well as a sample or two of any existing comparison charts. Full reviews are emailed on request. Our review schedule follows Texas' textbook adoption cycle. In years without Texas state adoptions, we examined California textbooks up for adoption there. This list is grouped by year of local adoption in Texas/California (not year of state approval, or copyright year). To quickly search the list, press <CTRL+F>. Mac users press <CMD+F>.

2013

high school Biology

Texas Biology  – Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ©2015
Biology  – McGraw Hill ©2015
Biology  – Prentice Hall/Pearson ©2015
STEMscopes  – Rice University ©2013

2012

no adoptions - no reviews

2011

1st grade ESL

Texas Treasure Chest  – Macmillan ©2012
National Geographic Reach  – Hampton-Brown ©2011
Longman Texas Cornerstone  – Pearson ©none
On Our Way To English  – Rigby ©2012

high school Biology – online supplements

Online Learning Exchange: Texas Biology  – Prentice/Pearson ©2011
Texas Integrated Biology Online TEKS Update  – Holt McDougal ©2011
CINCH Science for Texas: Biology  – School Education Group/McGraw ©2011

2010

1st grade Reading (Texas editions)

SRA Imagine It!  – SRA/McGraw ©2010
Texas Treasures  – Macmillan/McGraw ©2011
Reading Street  – Scott Foresman/Pearson ©2011
Texas Journeys  – Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ©2011

2009

1st grade Reading (California editions)

SRA Imagine It!  – SRA/McGraw ©2009
Houghton Mifflin READING  – Houghton ©2010
Pearson Reading Street  – Pearson ©2010
California Treasures  – Macmillan ©2010
HSP California Excursions  – Harcourt ©2010

2008

3rd grade Math

SRA Real Math  – SRA/McGraw ©2009
Saxon Math  – Harcourt Achieve ©2008
enVision Math  – Scott-Addison ©2009
Texas Math  – Houghton Mifflin ©2009
Texas HSP Math  – Harcourt ©2009
Think Math!  – Harcourt ©2009
Texas Mathematics  – Macmillan/McGraw ©2009
Everyday Mathematics  – Wright/McGraw ©2008

2007

6th grade Math

Saxon Math - Course 1  – Harcourt Achieve ©2007
Math - Course 1  – McDougal ©2007
Holt Math - Course 1  – Holt ©2007
Texas Math - Course 1  – Prentice ©2008
Texas Math - Course 1  – Glencoe ©2007
Everyday Math  – McGraw ©2004
Connected Math 2  – Prentice ©2008

2006

8th grade U.S. History (California editions)

The American Journey to WWI  – Glencoe ©2006
United States History - Independence to 1914  – Holt ©2006
Creating America: A History of the U.S.  – McDougal ©2006
America: History of Our Nation - Independence through 1914  – Prentice ©2006
A History of US - vols. 3-8  – Oxford ©2005

2005

6th grade Health

Health & Wellness  – Macmillan ©2006
Teen Health - Course 1  – Glencoe ©2005
Decisions for Health - Level Green  – Holt ©2005

7th grade Health

Health & Wellness  – Macmillan ©2006
Teen Health - Course 2  – Glencoe ©2005
Decisions for Health - Level Red  – Holt ©2005

8th grade Health

Health & Wellness  – Macmillan ©2006
Teen Health - Course 3  – Glencoe ©2005
Decisions for Health - Level Blue  – Holt ©2005

2004

high school Biology

Biology: The Dynamics of Life  – Glencoe ©2004
Prentice Hall Biology  – Prentice ©2004
Holt Biology  – Holt ©2004

1st grade ESL

AVENUES – Phonics Street  – Hampton-Brown ©2004
Moving Into English  – Harcourt ©2005
On Our Way to English  – Rigby ©2004

2003

5th grade Social Studies

Harcourt Horizons: U.S. History  – Harcourt ©2003
The United States  – Scott ©2003
Our Nation  – Macmillan ©2003

high school U.S. History

The American Republic Since 1877  – Glencoe ©2003
America: Pathways to the Present - Modern American History  – Prentice ©2003
The Americans: Reconstruction to the 21st Century  – McDougal ©2003
American Nation in the Modern Era  – Holt ©2003

2002

6-7th grade Science

Science Explorer  – Prentice ©2002
Texas Science  – Glencoe ©2002
Holt Science & Technology  – Holt ©2002

2001

7-8th grade Literature

Elements of Literature  – Holt Rinehart Winston ©2001
Literature: Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes  – Prentice Hall ©2001
Literature: The Reader's Choice  – Glencoe ©2001
Language of Literature  – McDougal Littell ©2001

2000

1st grade Reading

Open Court Reading  – SRA/McGraw ©2000
McGraw-Hill Reading  – McGraw ©2001
Collections  – Harcourt ©2000
Scott Foresman Reading  – Addison ©2000
Scholastic Literacy Place  – Scholastic ©2000
Sing, Spell, Read & Write  – International Learning ©1998
Saxon Phonics  – Saxon ©1996
Journey's  – SRA/McGraw ©2000

elementary Science

Harcourt Science  – Harcourt ©2000
Scott Foresman Science  – Addison-Wesley ©2000
McGraw-Hill Science  – McGraw-Hill ©2000
Houghton Mifflin Science  – Houghton Mifflin ©2000

high school Literature

Literature: The Reader's Choice  – Glencoe ©2000
Literature: Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes  – Prentice Hall ©2000
Elements of Literature  – Holt Rinehart Winston ©2000
Language of Literature  – McDougal Littell ©2000

1999

high school World History

World History: Continuity and Change  – Holt ©1999
World History: Patterns of Interaction  – McDougal ©1999
World History: The Human Experience  – Glencoe ©1999
World History: Connections to Today  – Prentice ©1999

elementary Math

Math  – Saxon ©1997
SRA Math  – SRA ©1999
Math Advantage  – Harcourt ©1999
Math  – Scott-Addison ©1999
The Path to Math Success  – Silver ©1999
Math in My World  – McGraw ©1999
Everyday Mathematics  – Everyday Learning ©1998

1998

Biology I

Biology: The Web of Life  – Scott Foresman ©1998
Biology: The Dynamics of Life  – Glencoe ©1998
Biology  – Globe Fearon ©1994
Biology: Principles and Explorations  – Holt Rinehart Winston ©1998
Invitation to Biology  – Worth ©1994
Biology: Visualizing Life  – Holt Rinehart Winston ©1998
Biology: The Living Science  – Prentice Hall ©1998

1997

elementary Social Studies

Adventures in Time and Place  – Macmillan ©1997
We the People  – Houghton Mifflin ©1997
Silver Burdett Social Studies  – Silver Burdett ©1997
Stories in Time  – Harcourt Brace ©1997

3rd grade Social Studies

Communities  – Macmillan ©1997
Share Our World  – Houghton Mifflin ©1997
Communities Around Us  – Silver Burdett ©1997
Living in Our World  – Harcourt Brace ©1997

4th grade Social Studies

Texas  – Macmillan ©1997
Explore Texas  – Houghton Mifflin ©1997
Texas USA  – Silver Burdett ©1997
The Story of Texas  – Harcourt Brace ©1997

5th grade Social Studies

United States  – Macmillan ©1997
Build our Nation  – Houghton Mifflin ©1997
Our United States  – Silver Burdett ©1997
America's Story  – Harcourt Brace ©1997

6th grade Social Studies

World  – Macmillan ©1997
Discover our Heritage  – Houghton Mifflin ©1997
The World and Its People  – Silver Burdett ©1997
Our World's Story  – Harcourt Brace ©1997

1996

1995

high school Economics

Economics: Principles and Practices  – Glencoe © 1995
Economics In Our Times  – West ©1995
Economics: Today and Tomorrow  – Glencoe ©1995

high school Health

Glencoe Health: A Guide to Wellness  – Glencoe ©1994
Prentice Hall Health: Skills for Wellness  – Prentice ©1994
Perspectives on Health  – Heath ©1994
Holt Health  – Holt ©1994
Making Life Choices: Health Skill and Concepts  – West ©1994