Meeting Date:
5/20/2020 - 5:00 PM  
Category:
DIVISION OF EQUITY AND ACCESS - CURRICULUM, INSTRUCTION, SCHOOL SUPERVISION REPORTS  
Type:
Action  
Subject:
17.6 Cengage Learning US History  
District Goals:
Goal 1
To educate all students for academic excellence.
 
Enclosure:
BOCS
Schedule B Worksheet
Performance Based Questions
Cengage Learning Quotes per high school (8)
Appendix B
 
File Attachment:
Performance Based Questions Cengage Learning US History.docx
Schedule B Worksheet Cengage Learning.xlsx
Lincoln HS Quote.pdf
Riverside HS Quote.pdf
Roosevelt HS Quote.pdf
Saunders HS Quote.pdf
YMA Quote.pdf
YMHS Quote.pdf
Palisade Prep Quote.pdf
Gorton HS Quote.pdf
 
Rationale:
Term: July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2027
Amount: $158,403
Scope: Each high school US History students and teachers in the district will have access to the digital textbook and supplemental resources. Teachers will have a data dashboard to be able to modify assignments, monitor student progress, create assignments and texts. This standards-based text is accessible 24/7. This text will be used in each of the 8 high schools. US History is a required course for graduation. Most of our students take the US History Regents.
 
Funding:
$158,403 Pending Non-CIP Bond
130.5999.B20N01.1000.B2050
 
 Resolution
WHREAS the Board of Education wishes to enter into a contract with Cengage Learning to purchase digital textbooks and supplemental resources for each student and teacher at the high school level in US History classes.

WHEREAS the district administration has designed in conjunction with Cengage Learning a program which meets the objectives set forth by the Board and the New York State Education Department, and,

WHEREAS the Board of Education authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to enter into an agreement with Cengage Learning to provide these services, and

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That the Board of Education hereby authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to enter into an agreement with Cengage Learning at a cost not to exceed $158,403.

It is acknowledged and agreed that pursuant to the terms of that certain intermunicipal agreement by and between the City of Yonkers Board of Education ("BOE") and the City of Yonkers (the "City") as filed in the Office of the City Clerk on June 16, 2014, the terms of this agreement are subject to review and revision by the Corporation Counsel, as well as approval by the City's Board of Contract and Supply. Furthermore, this Agreement shall not be enforceable until signed by both parties and approved by the Corporation Counsel's Office.
 
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Dawn Bartz - Executive Director of Social Studies, Science & Technology Integration
Signed By:  
Roseanne Collins-Judon - Assistant Superintendent
Signed By:  
Tom Collich - Purchasing Director
Signed By:  
Finance Department - Finance Reviewer
Signed By:  
Elizabeth Janocha - Deputy Commissioner
Signed By:  
John Liszewski - Commissioner
Signed By:  
Matthew Gallagher - Corporation Counsel
Signed By:  
Dr. Andrea S. Coddett - Deputy Superintendent
Signed By:  
Dr. Edwin M. Quezada - Superintendent of Schools
 
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Dr. Rosalba Corrado Del Vecchio Moved, Member Kevin Cacace seconded to approve the Original motion 'WHREAS the Board of Education wishes to enter into a contract with Cengage Learning to purchase digital textbooks and supplemental resources for each student and teacher at the high school level in US History classes.

WHEREAS the district administration has designed in conjunction with Cengage Learning a program which meets the objectives set forth by the Board and the New York State Education Department, and,

WHEREAS the Board of Education authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to enter into an agreement with Cengage Learning to provide these services, and

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That the Board of Education hereby authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to enter into an agreement with Cengage Learning at a cost not to exceed $158,403.

It is acknowledged and agreed that pursuant to the terms of that certain intermunicipal agreement by and between the City of Yonkers Board of Education ("BOE") and the City of Yonkers (the "City") as filed in the Office of the City Clerk on June 16, 2014, the terms of this agreement are subject to review and revision by the Corporation Counsel, as well as approval by the City's Board of Contract and Supply. Furthermore, this Agreement shall not be enforceable until signed by both parties and approved by the Corporation Counsel's Office.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 7 Nay: 0.
The motion CARRIED 7 - 0
   
Judith Ramos Meier     Yes
Dr. Rosalba Corrado Del Vecchio     Yes
Kevin Cacace     Yes
Abdool H. Jamal     Yes
Dr. John Castanaro     Yes
Andrea Brown     Yes
Rev. Steve Lopez     Yes