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For the fifth year in a row, the College Board named Lake Washington School District (LWSD) to its Annual AP District Honor Roll. LWSD is one of only 373 public school districts in the United States and Canada and one of four in Washington state to be honored. Lake Washington is one of two districts in the state to be a multi-year recipient of the AP Honor Roll Award.

At its December 3 meeting, Lake Washington School District’s (LWSD) Board of Directors passed Resolution No. 2259 to place a Capital Projects Levy on the April 23, 2019 ballot. This measure, if passed, authorizes a six-year levy totaling $120 million or an average of $20 million per year for six years. 

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    Technology

    Policy type: Executive Limitations
    Policy code: EL-14

    The CEO shall establish and maintain technology systems and applications consistent with accomplishment of the Board’s End Results.

    Accordingly, the CEO shall:

    1. Provide a comprehensive technology plan that directs the priorities and outcomes for the expenditure of technology resources;
    2. Provide a comprehensive and functional technology infrastructure that addresses needs of staff, students, and community;
    3. Provide easily accessible, relevant, and current data to appropriate users to direct school and instructional improvement planning;
    4. Provide for a safe and secure computing environment for students and staff that:
      1. Prohibits the use of technology resources for commercial, political, illegal, or indecent purposes or that disrupts the learning environment of students;
      2. Prohibits access to personal information about students or staff that does not have an educational purpose or that is not appropriately authorized;
      3. Prohibits collection of electronic information for which there is no legitimate need;
      4. Uses methods of collecting, reviewing, transmitting, or storing information that protect against improper access to the information being elicited.

    Adopted:
    07/07/03

    Revised:
    01/26/04
    09/27/10
    11/19/12

    Monitoring Method: Internal Report
    Monitoring Frequency: Annually

    Lake Washington School District Board of Directors

    LWSD Superintendent reading to a group of students

    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.