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    Lake Washington School District Board of Directors named "Board of Distinction"


    24 school boards across the state recognized

    Redmond, Wash. – The Lake Washington School District (LWSD) Board of Directors was one of 24 school boards in Washington state to be named a “Board of Distinction” by the Washington State School Directors’ Association (WSSDA).

    The annual Boards of Distinction program honors school boards that demonstrate effective use of the Washington School Board Standards. These standards promote research-based governance practices that lead to high levels of student and district achievement, and help close the opportunity gap.

    Award applicants submitted essays and evidence to demonstrate how they are putting the standards into practice. Applicants also shared evidence on how they were working to help close the opportunity gap. The applications were evaluated by an independent review panel.

    The boards will be honored November 17 during the 2016 WSSDA Annual Conference in Spokane, Wash. WSSDA will also announce 2016 Boards of the Year winners.

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    About Lake Washington: Lake Washington School District is a high-performing public school district serving Kirkland, Redmond, and Sammamish, Washington. It is the third largest district in the state of Washington, with over 29,000 students in 52 schools.