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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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    Academic Content Knowledge and Skills

    Policy type: Results
    Policy code: R-2

    Academic Content Knowledge and Skills

    Each student will demonstrate mastery of content knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary to create, collaborate, think critically, and solve problems.

    Students will achieve reasonable progress as demonstrated through multiple measures, on state and district-required standards each year in:

    2.1         Literacy & Language

    2.1.1 Students will develop an interest in, and facility with the literacy and language skills necessary to comprehend, create, respond to, and engage with diverse texts, and reason with evidence while fostering an understanding of self and others that supports engaging with and effecting change in the world around them.  

    2.2        Mathematical Reasoning and Practices
    Mathematics

    2.2.1 Students will become increasingly proficient in mathematics, learning math concepts and develop math skills fluency and reasoning, enabling them to cope with the mathematical challenges of daily life, society, and the workplace.      

    2.3    Science 

    2.3.1 Students will gain scientific knowledge and develop scientific habits of mind, the capacity to engage in scientific inquiry, and the ability to reason in a scientific context. Students should engage in the practices that encourage curiosity, inspire interest, and motivate problem-solving related to the challenges in our society.

    2.4    Social Studies 

    2.4.1 Students will develop civic competence – the knowledge, intellectual process, ad historical perspective, to be active and engaged participants in public life, demonstrating respect for the values of a diverse and democratic society.

    2.5    Computer Science and Information & Communication Technology

    2.5.1 Students will be empowered to learn in a digital world with the knowledge and skills, and digital citizenship necessary to responsibly innovate, compute, create, and effectively collaborate with others.

    2.6        The Arts

    2.6.1 Students will be able to express themselves and make meaningful connections with others and the world around them through experiencing and appreciating the arts. 

    2.7        World Language

    2.7.1 Students will be equipped to communicate effectively in more than one language as part of a pluralistic society and global environment by having the ability to communicate effectively and interact with cultural understanding. 

    Adopted:  
    07/07/03

    Revised:    
    05/18/09
    04/12/19
    08/12/19 / End Results (ER) Policies changed to Results (R)

    Monitoring Method: Internal
    Monitoring Frequency: Annually

    Lake Washington School District Board of Directors

    Board Policies