The Muscogee County School Board is expected to vote Monday night on a new district-wide math program for grades K-5.
The meeting is at 6 p.m. in the Muscogee County Public Education Center on Macon Road.
The recommended program is called enVision-MATH, a research-based curriculum aligned with the common core.
Cost of the curriculum, published by Pearson Education Inc., is $960,815, spread over the next two fiscal years.
In return, the district would receive about $3.9 million in materials.
At a works session last week, superintendent David Lewis said that all K-5 elementary math teachers were surveyed about the program and 78 percent of the 687 who responded support implementing the program next school year.
In other business:
The board is expected to vote on increasing the price of school lunches. Lunches at elementary schools would increase from $2 to $2.05. Lunches in the middle and high schools would go from $2.25 to $2.30. The Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 requires school systems to charge meal prices equivalent to the federal reimbursement rate for lunch.
The board is expected to vote on a proposal that would have students at South Columbus Elementary School wearing uniforms next school term. According to the board agenda, a survey taken at the school found 99 percent of the faculty and staff in favor of the move.
A survey of parents found 84 percent in favor of uniforms and 16 percent not liking the idea.
The board is expected to vote on selling the former Daniel Middle School property to a developer who wants to put a shopping center in that location on Manchester Expressway.