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The Lake Washington School District (LWSD) Board of Directors has selected Dr. Jane Stavem to be the next Lake Washington School District Superintendent. From an impressive pool of applicants, Dr. Stavem emerged as the top choice to lead the district.

The Lake Washington School District Board of Directors interviewed five semifinalists in the Superintendent Search process on Friday, June 22. As a result, the Board has selected three finalists to advance in the process.

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    Special Use of School Busses

    File: EEAD

    Special Education Transportation to Out-of-District Facilities

    The board authorizes the transportation of children to out of district facilities only when the Lake Washington Schools cannot provide the specific education service. Reasonable requests for such transportation shall be made to the transportation department through the Special Services Department. Requests shall be honored under the following conditions.

      1. That the education service in question has been approved by the Lake Washington School District.
      2. That the Lake Washington School District retains the right to determine the mode of transportation and reimbursement regulations.
      3. If, in the judgment of the Lake Washington School District personnel, services for a child do exist within the Lake Washington District, and those services are refused by the parent, no transportation assistance shall be provided by the district.

    Adopted:
    12/02/74

    Revised:
    05/07/90
    05/02/94

    LEGAL REFS.:
    RCW 28A.160.040 through 28A.160.120
    WAC 180-20-105 through 180-20-106

    CONTRACT REF.:
    School District Trades Bargaining Council Agreement, Appendix A, Sections. 1.7 through 1.9

    CROSS REFS.:
    Field Trips and Excursions IICA

    A bus mechanic with tools and supplies in front of a school bus

    Foundations and Basic Commitments (Reference Code A)

    General School Administration (Reference Code C)

    District and school administrators working together

    Policies about the school district management, the administrative structure and school building and department administration. Here, you will find the personnel policies that pertain to one the superintendent. See the Personnel section below for all other personnel policies.

    Fiscal Management (Reference Code D)

    Support Services (Reference Code E)

    Facilities Development (Reference Code F)

    Personnel (Reference Code G)

    School principal and staff members working together in a classroomThe personnel policies are divided in three main subdivisions: topics that pertain to all employees; policies that pertain to professional personnel, including administrators, who must hold educational certification by the state to serve in their positions; and policies pertaining to all other personnel.

    Negotiations (Reference Code H)

    Staff members working together on a laptopThese policies pertain to the process of negotiating with staff units recognized by the school board.

    Instruction (Reference Code I)

    Student raises hand while elementary school teacher talks to classPolicies on instructional program: basic programs, special programs, activities programs, instructional resources and academic achievement.

    Students (Reference Code J)

    A group of diverse students sing during assemblyPolicies concerning students are found here: admissions, attendance, rights and responsibilities, conduct, discipline and health and welfare services. Policies pertaining to the curriculum, instruction of students, and extracurricular programs are in the Instruction section.

    School-Community Relations (Reference Code K)

    Community volunteer works with elementary school studentPolicies affecting relations with the general public and with community and public agencies except other educational agencies and groups.

    Education Agency Relations (Reference Code L)