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LWSD bus driver puts students first during smoke scare

Wade Minor, Lake Washington School District bus driver, acted quickly when smoke appeared in the back of the bus. Minor was transporting approx. 20 students when a mechanical issue forced him to pull over the afternoon of Sept. 6.

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    Mission and Vision of Lake Washington School District

    Policy type: End Results
    Policy code: ER-1

    As a result of our efforts:

    Mission: Each student will graduate prepared to lead a rewarding, responsible life as a contributing member of our community and greater society.

    Vision: Every student will be Future Ready:

    • Prepared for College
    • Prepared for the Global Workplace
    • Prepared for Personal Success

    Accordingly, the CEO shall:

    1. Establish and monitor board-approved performance targets aligned with the Student Learning Milestone: High School Students Graduating Future Ready.
    2. Monitor and assure that current year student performance is comparable to student performance in comparable districts in Washington State (n>6500 students).
    3. Monitor and assure that student performance is improving.
    4. Monitor and assure that opportunity and achievement gaps are closing between by monitoring student performance by race, gender and program participation, including free or reduced lunch, Special Education and English Learner program.
    5. Monitor and assure that the district's instructional program focus supports the accomplishment of performance targets for the indicators associated with the Student Learning Milestone: High School Students Graduating Future Ready.
    6. Monitor and assure that each school’s Continuous Improvement Process Plan supports the accomplishment of the performance targets for the indicators associated with the Student Learning Milestone: High School Students Graduating Future Ready.

    Adopted:
    07/07/03

    Revised:
    05/18/09
    09/22/14
    08/13/18

    CROSS REFS.:
    End Results - Exhibit One (ER-1, 2, 3-E1)

    Monitoring Method: Internal
    Monitoring Frequency: Annually

    Lake Washington School District Board of Directors

    A group of Juanita High School seniors at graduation

    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.