Agenda Item
Meeting Date:
3/11/2020 - 7:00 PM  
Consent Agenda Items  
Approval of My Perspectives: English Language Arts Textbook  
Vision 2022:
Student Learning
Design curriculum and learning experiences that ensure high literacy and math skills while also developing creativity, collaboration, problem-solving, and communication skills.
A committee of teachers reviewed best practice and current material options in order to make a selection that will be used by both the Junior English and AP English Literature and Composition courses. The teachers chose:
My Perspectives: English Language Arts
Publisher: Pearson
Copyrite: 2017
ISBN: 9780328920815
File Attachment:
Because the current textbook for the High School Junior English, and AP English Literature courses is outdated, the committee reviewed various materials. The materials include resources for differentiation and assessment. This textbook has been on display 30 days at the School Service Center. No feedback was received from the community.  
Total cost for 605 copies (20 classroom sets) with 7 years of online access, plus 307 additional online licenses (912 online licenses total): $119,001.29. Funding has been allocated within the Fiscal Year 20 budget.  
It is recommended that the Board approve My Perspectives: English Language Arts textbook as presented.  
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Ian Smith - Director of Instruction - HS
Signed By:  
Melissa Murphy - Asst Superintendent
Signed By:  
Jeff Schuler - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Ginna Ericksen Moved, Member Susan Booton seconded to approve the Original motion 'It is recommended that the Board approve My Perspectives: English Language Arts textbook as presented.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 5 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 5 - 0
Brad Paulsen     Yes
Rob Hanlon     Yes
Ginna Ericksen     Yes
Susan Booton     Yes
Dave Long     Yes