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Mead students experience reading with a simulated vision disability

What does it feel like to have a disability? The Margaret Mead Elementary School PTSA wanted students to be able to empathize with their peers who face mobility, learning or other challenges. As part of Disability Awareness Month, they set up a Disability Awareness Fair with eight learning stations.

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Equal Educational Opportunities

File: JB

The Lake Washington Schools are established to educate each student in a way that gives the best promise for full realization of his / her potential. The district shall provide equal educational opportunities without regard to race; color; religion; age; sex; marital status; national origin; sexual orientation, including gender expression or identity; honorably discharged veteran or military status; the presence of any sensory, physical or mental disability; or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability.

Equal Rights and Opportunity

The District shall provide for all students grades K - 12, an equal opportunity to participate in all district education programs, activities, and opportunities including, but not limited to, counseling and guidance, recreational and athletic activities, access to course offerings, textbooks, and instructional materials.

Further, in compliance with all civil rights laws, the district shall make available to all persons the opportunity to participate in all vocational education programs and activities.


Adopted:
06/05/67
08/02/76

Revised:
11/20/72
03/15/76
05/07/90
05/02/94
09/30/10

LEGAL REF.:
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972
RCW 28A.640
RCW 28A.642
RCW 49.60
WAC 392-400-215
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

CROSS REFS.:
Nondiscrimination (AC)
Equal Employment Opportunity (GBA)

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Foundations and Basic Commitments (Reference Code A)

General School Administration (Reference Code C)

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Policies about the school district management, the administrative structure and school building and department administration. Here, you will find the personnel policies that pertain to one the superintendent. See the Personnel section below for all other personnel policies.

Fiscal Management (Reference Code D)

Support Services (Reference Code E)

Facilities Development (Reference Code F)

Personnel (Reference Code G)

School principal and staff members working together in a classroomThe personnel policies are divided in three main subdivisions: topics that pertain to all employees; policies that pertain to professional personnel, including administrators, who must hold educational certification by the state to serve in their positions; and policies pertaining to all other personnel.

Negotiations (Reference Code H)

Staff members working together on a laptopThese policies pertain to the process of negotiating with staff units recognized by the school board.

Instruction (Reference Code I)

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Students (Reference Code J)

A group of diverse students sing during assemblyPolicies concerning students are found here: admissions, attendance, rights and responsibilities, conduct, discipline and health and welfare services. Policies pertaining to the curriculum, instruction of students, and extracurricular programs are in the Instruction section.

School-Community Relations (Reference Code K)

Community volunteer works with elementary school studentPolicies affecting relations with the general public and with community and public agencies except other educational agencies and groups.

Education Agency Relations (Reference Code L)