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    Annual Report and District Calendar

    Policy type: Executive Limitations
    Policy code: EL-4

    The CEO shall prepare and publish an annual progress report to the public. The CEO shall also develop a district calendar for the school year that provides for the number of instruction and student contact hours and days determined by the Board and that best meets the instructional needs of students and the professional needs of teachers.

    Accordingly, the CEO shall:

    1. Publish an annual report that includes:
      1. Student performance data indicating student progress toward accomplishing the Board's End Results policies.
      2. Information about school district strategies, programs, and operations intended to accomplish the Board's End Results policies.
      3. Revenues, expenditures, and costs of major programs and elements of district operations.
    2. Implement a school district calendar that plans for 180 days of instruction/contact time for students, including provisions for professional needs of teachers and parent-teacher conferences.
    3. Ensure that any change in the calendar, except for emergency closings or other interruptions due to unforeseen and uncontrollable circumstances, be preceded by adequate and timely notice to students, parents, and teachers.
    4. Assure the availability of a copy of the calendar for all parents/guardians of students enrolled in district schools.

    Adopted:
    07/07/2003

    Revised:
    09/27/10
    11/19/12

    Monitoring Method: Internal Report
    Monitoring Frequency: Annually

    Lake Washington School District Board of Directors

    LWSD Superintendent reading to a group of students

    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.