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Redmond, Wash. – At a live event on the evening of Wednesday, January 6, Lake Washington School District (LWSD) Superintendent, Dr. Jon Holmen, announced Pathway Forward, LWSD’s plan to return students to in-person learning for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year.

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An International Community School student is the 2019-20 winner of the sixth annual Washington State Zine Contest. Katya Rukhlinskaia, who is now in eighth grade, won for grades 7-9 for her “Tribes: The Cowlitz” zine entry.

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    Each student will graduate prepared to lead a rewarding and responsible life as a contributing member of our community and greater society.

    Focus on Learning

     

    To continue growing as an organization, everyone must have access to learning opportunities that encourage ongoing growth and development.

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    Accelerated Programs

    These programs are designed to meet the learning styles and needs of students with superior intellectual, academic, and creative abilities.

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    Special Education

    Special education is not a “place:” rather, it is a set of services. The district’s goal is to partner with families regarding the individual needs of children.

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    Career & Technical Education

    Career and technical education (CTE) courses and programs help prepare students for a wide range of post-secondary high demand, skill, and wage opportunities.

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    Curriculum

    Provides leadership for standards-based teaching and assessing to increase student access and engagement, close achievement and opportunity gaps, and support student learning and success.

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    Intervention Services

    Intervention services help students acquire English language proficiency, services for Native American students, and services designed to help mitigate the effects of poverty on student learning and success in school.

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    English Learners

    The EL program supports students in developing English language proficiency and academic success in all areas.

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    Focus on Results

     

    To be the best school district in the world, we are committed to high quality implementation of practices that produce positive change and sustainable transformation.

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    higher SAT scores in reading, writing and math than the national average in 2019.

    83%

    of our students enter a 2– or 4–year college directly after high school.