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Redmond, Wash. – On April 30, 2020, Lake Washington School District (LWSD) sold a total of $118.85 million of tax-exempt refunding bonds, which will refinance $134 million of its existing debt, to take advantage of lower market interest rates. The refinancing will save the District’s taxpayers more than $18.6 million over the next nine years.

Redmond, Wash. – The State Board of Education (SBE), the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), and the Educational Opportunity Gap Oversight and Accountability Committee (EOGOAC) have identified 391 schools statewide to receive recognition. Schools in Washington stand out for closing gaps, showing growth, and demonstrating achievement according to new data released by the state.

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    Highly Capable Programs

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    Gifted and Talented Programs 
    In accordance with the philosophy to develop the special abilities of each student, the district shall offer appropriate instructional programs to meet the needs of exceptionally gifted and talented students of school age. The framework for such programs shall encompass, but not be limited to, the following objectives: 

    1. Expansion of academic attainments and intellectual skills, 
    2. Stimulation of intellectual curiosity, independence and responsibility, 
    3. Development of a positive attitude toward self and others, and, 
    4. Development of originality and creativity. 

    The superintendent shall establish procedures consistent with state guidelines for nominating, assessing and selecting children of demonstrated achievement or potential ability in terms of general intellectual ability, academic aptitude and creative or productive thinking. 

    Current practice codified 1988 

    Adopted:
    09/01/19

    LEGAL REFS.:
    RCW 28A.185.030  
    WAC 392-170  

    CROSS REF.: