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Redmond, Wash. – The Lake Washington School District (LWSD) Board of Directors has selected Dr. Jon Holmen to be the next Lake Washington School District Superintendent. They announced their decision on Monday, March 23, 2020.

Redmond, Wash. – The Lake Washington School District has been following guidance from Public Health in an effort to stay open as long as possible. In light of the current information shared today by our elected officials, we believe it is time to plan for alternative ways to serve our community and families. 

In collaboration with our School Board of Directors and our Lake Washington Education Association, we have made the decision to close all schools from March 12 through March 27, and re-evaluate any further closures during that time. 

In light of today’s news about a King County resident’s death related to the Coronavirus (or COVID-19), and that additional cases are anticipated, we wanted to reach out to share what Lake Washington School District (LWSD) is doing to monitor and prepare for a potential increase in frequency of the Coronavirus in our schools.  

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    Career and Technical Education

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    Whenever possible and appropriate, actual work experience opportunities shall be part of career exploration programs and vocational and technical programs. 

    As appropriate, work experience shall take the form of career-exploratory activities, work done in shops and laboratories of the various technical/vocational schools and departments, or cooperative programs provided through local businesses and industries. The school system itself shall provide student job experiences in certain departments. 

    In all instances, programs offering practical work experience shall be organized and conducted solely for the purpose of providing the students with a valuable career exploratory or training experience. Federal and state requirements pertaining to the employment of minors shall be observed, and funded programs shall meet federal and state guidelines. 

    Current practice codified 1988

     

    Adopted:
    09/01/19

    LEGAL REFS.:
    RCW 28A.150.500  
    RCW 28A.230.130  
    RCW 28A.700, generally  
    20 U.S.C. 2301 et seq.

    CROSS REF.: