Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 11/22/2022 - 6:00 PM
Category: Instruction & Programs - Votes
Type: Action
Subject: 14.14 Approval of Grade 9 ELA Unit: Visibility and Invisibility by the Newark Board of Education
Strategic Plans:
Priority 2.1
2.1 Develop and implement a pre-K through grade 12 inclusive curricula and assessments that elevate historically marginalized voices, strengthen and sustain a focus on the instructional core, and provide opportunities to learn about perspectives beyond one’s own scope.
Priority 2.3
2.3 Develop a cognitive-learning approach to pedagogy and instruction that deepens understanding of the science of learning and centralizes knowledge building as core to improving the academic achievement of all students, including English language learners, students with special needs, and struggling learners.
Enclosure
File Attachment:
Summary: Whereas, the Newark Board of Education is committed to the continuing improvement of the educational program of the district; and

Whereas, department chairs and central office personnel have authored Grade 9 ELA Unit: Visibility and Invisibility curriculum that provide a unit plan, lesson plans and assessments.
Funding : No cost to district.
Recommendation to the Board: Be it resolved that the Newark Board of Education approve the Grade 9 ELA Unit: Visibility and Invisibility.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Dr. Mary Ann Reilly - Assistant Superintendent
Signed By:
Nicole T. Johnson - Deputy Superintendent
Signed By:
Brenda Liss - General Counsel
Signed By:
Roger León - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member A'Dorian Murray-Thomas Moved, Member Josephine Garcia seconded to approve the Original motion 'Be it resolved that the Newark Board of Education approve the Grade 9 ELA Unit: Visibility and Invisibility.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 9 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 9 - 0
   
Josephine Garcia     Yes
Flohisha Johnson     Yes
Dawn Haynes     Yes
Asia J. Norton     Yes
A'Dorian Murray-Thomas     Yes
Hasani Council     Yes
Vereliz Santana     Yes
Daniel Gonzalez     Yes
Crystal Williams     Yes