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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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    Find Good Books to Read

    Looking for a new book to read? Here are some places to look for ideas of award-winning books.

    Caldecott Medal

    Awarded to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

    The Coretta Scott King Book Awards

    Awarded to African American authors and illustrators for distinguished work.

    Newbery Medal

    Awarded to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

    The Otter Award

    Awarded for the best chapter books for readers transitioning to chapter books.

    Pacific Northwest Young Reader's Choice Award

    Students in grades 4-6 living in the Pacific Northwest may vote for their favorite book and see all of the previous winners.

    Sasquatch Reading Award

    Students in grades 4-8 in the state of Washington may vote for their favorite chapter book each year from a list of nominees.

    Washington Children's Choice

    Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Award

    Students in grades K-3 in the state of Washington may vote for their favorite picture book each year.