Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 2/12/2020 - 7:00 PM
Category: Consent Agenda Items
Type: Action
Subject: Approval to Post My Perspectives: English Language Arts Textbook for Community Review
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.
Background: 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:
Summary: Because the current textbook for the High School Junior English, and AP English Literature courses is outdated, the committee reviewed various materials.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. Upon approval to post, this textbook will be on display 30 days at the School Service Center. Any community member returning a feedback form will receive a call from a member of the Educational Services Department.
Funding: 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.
Board Policy
Recommendation: It is recommended that the Board approve these materials for community review.
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 Chris Crabtree seconded to approve the Original motion 'It is recommended that the Board approve these materials for community review.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 5 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 5 - 0
Brad Paulsen     Yes
Chris Crabtree     Yes
Ginna Ericksen     Yes
Susan Booton     Yes
Dave Long     Yes