Season of Giving

'Tis the Season of Giving in Lake Washington School District (LWSD). Each year schools and district buildings across LWSD think of ways to benefit those most in need during the holiday season.

Elizabeth Fu

It is one thing to get a score of five on any Advanced Placement (AP) exam, but to get every, single point possible is very unique. Elizabeth Fu, International Community School class of 2021, is one of just 375 students across the world to accomplish this.



    Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

    File: IGB

    Special Education and Related Services for Eligible Students

    The district recognizes that students whose disabilities adversely impact educational performance and who require accommodation and specially designed instruction can improve their educational performance when they receive 504 services and/or special education and related services tailored to fit their needs. The district adopts the state’s full educational opportunity goal to provide students in need of special education services with a free appropriate public education (FAPE).

    Special education programs for students eligible for special education shall be an integral part of the general educational programs of this district, and shall be operated in compliance with federal and state requirements governing special education. The district will provide a continuum of placement options which may include services within and outside the district depending on the student’s individual needs.

    Not all students with disabilities are eligible for special education services. The needs of those students will be addressed individually and if, appropriate, the student will be provided accommodations or modifications required under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act in accordance with, district policies and procedures.

    The district superintendent shall develop and maintain special education procedures necessary to implement this policy. This policy and the procedures shall be available to the public.

    Mediation or Resolution Agreements
    The board authorizes the superintendent or a designee to bind the district to a mediation or resolution agreement.




    IGB-R Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
    IKF-R Graduation Requirements
    JG Student Discipline
    JGD Student Suspension/Expulsion
    JO Student Records


    RCW 28A.155

    Special Education

    RCW 49.60

    Law against Discrimination

    WAC 392-172A

    Rules for the Provision of Special Education

    20 U.S.C. 1400 et seq.

    Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004

    34 CFR Part 99

    Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

    34 CFR Part 300

    Assistance to States for the Education of Children With Disabilities and Preschool Grants for Children With Disabilities

    34 CFR Part 303

    Early Intervention Program for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities

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