Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 5/12/2020 - 5:30 PM
Category: Adoption of Consent Agenda
Type: Action
Subject: Novel and Textbook Adoption
End Statements:
End Statement I - Academic Excellence
Academic Excellence
Enclosure: Attachment #1: Novel Adoption, 12 Years a Slave
Attachment #2: Novel Adoption, Al Capone Does My Shirts
Attachment #3: Novel Adoption, An Unspoken Hunger
Attachment #4: Novel Adoption, Between Shades of Gray
Attachment #5: Novel Adoption, Columbine
Attachment #6: Novel Adoption, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Attachment #7: Novel Adoption, Educated
Attachment #8: Novel Adoption, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Attachment #9: Novel Adoption, Girl Interrupted
Attachment #10: Novel Adoption, In My Hands
Attachment #11: Novel Adoption, It's Kind of a Funny Story
Attachment #12: Novel Adoption, Long Way Down
Attachment #13: Novel Adoption, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Attachment #14: Novel Adoption, The 57 Bus
Attachment #15: Novel Adoption, The Orchid and the Dandelion
Attachment #16, Novel Adoption, There, There
Attachment #17: Textbook Adoption: Contemporary Human Geography, 4th ed.
Attachment #18: Textbook Adoption, Environmental Science for The AP Course - Third edition
Attachment #19: Textbook Adoption, Signing Naturally
Attachment #20: Textbook Adoption, Somos
Attachment #21: Textbook Adoption, Voces- Digital Textbook
File Attachment:
Novel Adoption Proposal [12 Years a Slave] Final.pdf
Novel Adoption Proposal [Al Capone Does My Shirts] Final.pdf
Novel Adoption Proposal [An Unspoken Hunger] Final.pdf
Novel Adoption Proposal [Between Shades of Gray] Final.pdf
Novel Adoption Proposal [Columbine] Final.pdf
Novel Adoption Proposal [Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim] Final.pdf
Novel Adoption Proposal [Educated] Final.pdf
Novel Adoption Proposal [Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close] Final.pdf
Novel Adoption Proposal [Girl, Interrupted] Final.pdf
Novel Adoption Proposal [In My Hands] Final.pdf
Novel Adoption Proposal [It's Kind of a Funny Story] Final.pdf
Novel Adoption Proposal [Long Way Down] Final.pdf
Novel Adoption Proposal [Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass] Final.pdf
Novel Adoption Proposal [The 57 Bus] Final.pdf
Novel Adoption Proposal [The Orchid and the Dandelion] Final.pdf
Novel Adoption Proposal [There, There] Final.pdf
Textbook Adoption Proposal [Contemporary Human Geography, 4th ed.] Final.pdf
Textbook Adoption Proposal [Environmental Science for the AP Course] Final.pdf
Textbook Adoption Proposal [Signing Naturally] Final.pdf
Textbook Adoption Proposal [Somos] Final.pdf
Textbook Adoption Proposal [Voces] Final.pdf
Summary : The Novel Adoption Process has been followed according to Board Policy. The novels were posted on the district website and public comment/input was requested. However, no comments were received. These novels will be available for teachers to use as a "Required Curriculum Materials" in the respective content area and grade level for major information as per Board definitions in Board File IJ should the teacher and school decide.

The Textbook Adoption Process has been followed according to Board Policy. The textbooks were posted on the district website and public comment/input was requested. However, no comments were received. These resources will be used as a "textbook" in the respective content area and grade level for major information as per Board definitions in Board File IJ.
Funding: Funding will be from the school budgets.
Recommendation: Marlena Gross-Taylor, Chief Academic Officer, and Erica Mason, Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Professional Growth, respectfully request
that the Board of Education approve the materials as requested under adoption of Consent Agenda.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Erica Mason - Director Curriculum, Instruction and Professional Development
Signed By:
Marlena Gross-Taylor - Chief Academic Officer
Signed By:
Dr. Thomas Tucker - Superintendent
Vote Results: