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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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Quorum

Policy type: Governance Process
Policy code: GP-2-E4

A majority of the members of the board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of the business of a regular meeting. When a quorum of three are present at any meeting, it shall be the practice to defer to another meeting any action which lacks unanimous concurrence. Should there be less than three members of the board present at a regular meeting, a time for the adjourned meeting shall be set by the members present, and such adjourned meetings shall be deemed a regular meeting. Adequate notice of the adjourned meeting shall be given to the absentee members.

Adopted:
07/07/2003

Lake Washington School District Board of Directors

Formal portraits of the LWSD School Board members

Governance Process

Board CEO Relationship

District superintendent and two board members during board meetingThese policies describe the delegation of authority by the Board to its CEO and clarify the relationship between the two. Organizational performance is considered identical to CEO performance.

Executive Limitations

Superintendent reads to a group of elementary school studentsThese policies state the limitations imposed by the Board on the strategies and methods the superintendent and his or her staff may use, as they work to achieve the specified outcomes identified in the Ends Policies. The executive limitations establish the boundaries and operating expectations for staff.

End Results

Juanita High School graduates after their graduation ceremonyThese policies define the end results desired for our students and what they are expected to know and be able to do as a result of their educational experience. Ends Results policies are based on the Lake Washington School District Mission, Vision, Student Profile and Guiding Principles.