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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.



    Lake Washington School District (LWSD) Reaches Agreement with Lake Washington Education Support Professionals (LWESP) 

    Redmond, Wash. – Lake Washington School District (LWSD) recently reached an agreement with the Lake Washington Education Support Professionals (LWESP) on a new three-year contract, through August 31, 2022. 
    The current LWESP Collective Bargaining Agreement ran from September 2016 through August 2019. Bargaining for a successor agreement has been occurring since May. The district and the LWESP recently reached a tentative agreement on a successor Collective Bargaining Agreement.  
    The LWESP represents all secretarial, accounting/payroll, and other administrative support positions within the Lake Washington School District. 
    LWSD and LWESP reached a tentative agreement on a successor Collective Bargaining Agreement. LWESP leadership brought the tentative agreement to their membership on January 27, 2020. 
    The LWSD Board of Directors officially approved the contract at their meeting on February 10, 2020. 


    About Lake Washington School DistrictLake 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 31,100 students in 56 schools.