Curriculum and Instruction|
DATE: Tuesday, October 21, 2008
TO: School Board Members
FROM: MaryEllen Elia, Superintendent
SUBJECT / RECOMMENDATIONS
Approve Adoption of Recommended Titles as Flexibility Instructional Materials for MIDDLE/SECONDARY MUSIC PROGRAMS (Middle School Education and Secondary Education)
We request approval to adopt the attached materials as supplemental materials for the Middle/Secondary Music Programs. The attached memorandum from Ted Hope, Supervisor, Middle/Secondary Music, indicates the FLEX textbook committee studied and recommended the instructional materials according to district guidelines (Policy 4.16) which include the following:
- The District FLEX textbook selection committee is trained in the instructional materials evaluation process.
- The FLEX Committee reviews and evaluates submissions using the Florida Department of Education instructional materials evaluation packet.
- The FLEX Committee through a consensus vote recommends instructional materials to be placed on the FLEX list for purchase.
ANNUAL DISTRICT GOAL(S) AND CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTOR(S)
* Challenge and support all students with an appropriate curriculum
FINANCIAL IMPACT (Budgeted: Yes)
These items may be purchased using categorical textbook funds in the general operating budget for Curriculum and Instruction. The estimated five-year cost is $1,300,000.
Carol Finch, Supervisor, Instructional Materials
Ted Hope, Supervisor, Middle/Secondary Music
Josie, Sanders, General Director, Middle School Education
David Steele, Ph.D., General Director, Secondary Education
Wynne A. Tye
Assistant Superintendent, Curriculum and Instruction
Hillsborough County Public Schools (Florida) * Mtg.#20081021_302 * Section A Item# 1.03