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More than 4,100 distinguished students recognized nationwide

Redmond, Wash. – The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced this week that one additional Lake Washington School District (LWSD) student will receive a National Merit College-Sponsored Scholarship:

Kevin Zhang, Nikola Tesla STEM High School - National Merit Purdue University Scholarship 

A group of freshman from Nikola Tesla STEM High School is helping kids with Cerebral Palsy move around a little easier. As part of their end of year project, this team partnered with a program by the name of Go Baby Go

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Dozens of LWSD students earned their way to the 2021 International Career Development Conference (ICDC), which was held virtually in late April and early May. Of that group, about 30 students competed as finalists and two students placed as high as third.

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    District Relationships with Law Enforcement and other Government Agencies

    File: 4310

    The schools recognize and appreciate the concern of the state and local law enforcement agencies in many areas of safety, health education, and welfare. Cooperation with these agencies is encouraged through the development of programs and courses of study that are properly a part of the school curriculum in health, safety, and civic education.

    Other Government and State Agencies
    Local boards of education and public schools are instruments of the state and, by state law, members of boards of education and school administrators are officers of the state as well as of the local school districts which they serve.

    The relationship of the Lake Washington Board of Directors with the state of Washington are many and varied. The following listing includes, but is not limited to, some of the major areas of the state-local school relationships:

      1. State regulation of school organizational structure, plant and activities through state constitutional provisions, state school laws, general state laws which have some bearing on school matters and school rules and regulations promulgated at the state level which have the force of law. This includes safety, fire, engineering, health, and traffic codes which relate to schools in any way.
      2. Control, advisory, or consultative functions exercised by the State Board of Education, State Department of Education, and the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.
      3. State certification of teachers and of educational institutions.
      4. State financial support and control through allocation from state tax funds.
      5. Record keeping and reporting, financial, child accounting according to state requirements.
      6. State and federal school aid programs administered or coordinated through state agencies.
      7. Indirect state and local relationships mediated through state universities and colleges.

     

    Adopted:
    09/01/19

    LEGAL REFS.:
    WAC 392-109, generally

    CROSS REF.: