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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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School Year/School Calendar

File: IC/ICA

The school year shall provide 180 days for students. The school calendar shall be developed by the superintendent and approved by the board.

Any days that the schools are closed for emergency reasons shall be made up at the end of the school year or during recess periods, as approved by the board upon the superintendent's recommendation with concurrence from the Lake Washington Education Association.


Adopted:
08/07/67

Revised:
05/07/90
09/01/92

LEGAL REF.:
RCW 28A.01.020
RCW 28A.01.025
RCW 28A.02.061
RCW 28A.41.130
WAC 180-16-215
WAC 392-121-110(4)
WAC 392-129, generally

CONTRACT REFS.:
Lake Washington Education Association Agreement, Appendices J, K and Letter of Understanding "Change in Calendar"

CROSS REFS.:
Professional Staff Meetings (GCKB)
School Ceremonies & Observances (IND/INDA/INDB)

Student raises hand while teacher talks to class

Foundations and Basic Commitments (Reference Code A)

General School Administration (Reference Code C)

District and school administrators working together

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)

Student raises hand while elementary school teacher talks to classPolicies on instructional program: basic programs, special programs, activities programs, instructional resources and academic achievement.

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)