Proposed Advanced Placement (AP) Spanish book on display

Proposed Advanced Placement (AP) Spanish book on display

A new Advanced Placement (AP) Spanish textbook proposed for next school year is on display at all Charles County Public high schools, and is available for review at the Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building in La Plata.

The textbook, titled “Abriendo Paso,” is proposed for use at the high school level as part of the AP program, and will provide students with the opportunity to study Spanish on more of a global scale. The textbook is published by Pearson Education, Inc.

The Board of Education is reviewing the book and will take action at the Aug. 13 meeting. Community members are encouraged to review the book and provide comment in writing to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, MD, 20646; through e-mail to; or in person at Public Forum on Aug. 13, 6 p.m., at the Starkey Building.

Charles County Public Schools provides 26,700 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 35 schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds character, equips for leadership and prepares students for life, careers and higher education.

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