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Less plastic waste, healthier oceans

After students at Mann Elementary learned how much plastic ends up in the ocean, and the harmful effects it has on marine life, they tried not to use single-use plastic for 30 days. In culmination of the school’s efforts, students attended an assembly by “Ocean” Annie Crawly on June 8, World Oceans Day.

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    Global Executive Constraint

    Policy type: Executive Limitations
    Policy code: EL-1

    The CEO shall take reasonable measures to prevent any practice, activity, decision, or organizational condition which is unlawful, unethical, unsafe, disrespectful, imprudent, in violation of Board policy or endangers the organization’s public image or credibility. The CEO will not change his or her compensation or own benefits. The Board will remain the final judge of whether administrative interpretations and decisions are reasonable.

    Adopted:
    07/07/03

    Revised:
    10/23/06
    09/27/10

    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.