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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.

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    Child Care

    Computers/Internet Access

    • 1 Green Planet – Contact Chris Biddle. They have 102 used & tested HP desktop PC's, HP monitors, new Dell keyboards, new Dell mice and all the needed cords and are willing to donate. The desktop computers need hard drives and an operating system installed.
    • Comcast Xfinity – Wifi hotspots across King County will be available to anyone who needs them for free.
    • Everyone On: Low Cost Internet Access – A compiled and regularly updated list of national low cost or free internet access resources.
    • Internet Essentials – Visit website or call 855-846-8376. New Internet Essentials customers will receive two free months of Internet service, which is available to all qualified low-income households for $9.95/month plus tax. Apply by April 30, 2020. 
    • T-Mobile – Provides unlimited data to its current customers and additional mobile hotspot data.

    Economic Resources

    Food Resources

    General Resources

    Legal Assistance

    • CLEAR Line Legal Help – Free legal help over the phone for low-income Washington state residents. Call 888-201-1014 Monday - Friday,  9:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
    • CLEAR Senior Legal Help – Free legal help for persons over 60 of all income levels. Call 888-387-7111 starting at 9:15 a.m. and leave a message. The line will close for the day once the voicemail message system is full.
    • Eastside Legal Assistance Program (ELAP) – Provides free legal services to low-income clients throughout King County. Provides phone consultations, interpretive services and webinars on various legal topics, including tenant rights during COVID-19. Call 425-747-7274.
    • King County Bar Housing Justice Project –Homelessness prevention program providing legal services for low-income tenants facing eviction in King County. Call for more details: 253-234-4204 available Monday-Friday from 8:00 - 12:00 p.m. (En español, llame a: 206-267-7090).
    • Neighborhood Legal Clinics (NLC) – Provides a free half hour of legal advice to renters, regardless of income. Call 206-267-7070.
    • Tenant Law Center –  Offers legal advice and assistance for low-income renters in King County who are facing eviction, repair problems, deposit loss, subsidy termination, lockouts and other issues. Call 206-324-6890

    Transportation

    • King County Metro – Reduced schedule and temporarily discontinuing fare payments

    Online Learning Resources

    • We Are Teachers – Online resources, including companies that usually charge are providing free programs.

    Wellness

    Please note: This list of individual agencies is provided as an information resource for your convenience. The Lake Washington School District does not recommend or endorse any of the individual agencies provided here. The district will not be held liable or responsible for any services provided by them. Lake Washington School District highly recommends that you conduct your own research and investigation. Use reasonable care before selecting any of these individuals/agencies for services.