Center dedication and open house.
(This item was updated subsequent to initial release.)
Attachment: Attinelli-LeSesne Emails (Home school concerns) 20140622.pdf (91 KB)Attachment: Guymon-Mason Emails (Bond measure insight) 20140624.pdf (37 KB) | Everett School Board Project Bond Fail
Poll 201404.pdf (3,068 KB)Attachment: Guymon-LeSesne Emails (Bond measure insight) 20140629.pdf (77 KB)Attachment: Mitchell-Gunn Emails (Jackson High weatherization) 20140623.pdf (114 KB)Attachment: Lightburne-LeSesne Emails (CRC dedication) 20140629.pdf (76 KB)
Summer Office Hours
Beginning June 23 and ending August 8, summer administrative office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. District offices will beclosed Friday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday. During July the superintendent and members of the superintendent'scabinet will be away from the office for vacations. During the superintendent's absence, responsibility for oversight of districtoperations will transfer to cabinet members in accordance with Procedure 5200P, Administrative Organization.
OSPI Waiver Requests: Kelly Marquardt, from Congresswoman Suzan DelBene's office, notified the district on Friday thatmembers of the Washintton congressional delegation sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Education to support the requestfrom OSPI to waive the 14-day notification requirement of NCLB. Please find the letter attached, as well as the OSPIcorrespondence announcing the request. In a related item, The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction was notified onJune 11, 2014 that the state was granted the waiver to allow all districts and schools within the state to apply to be aSupplemental Educational Services (SES) provider. Everett Public Schools did not apply to provide services under this waiverfollowing analysis that indicates district resources are more flexibly used to support students' learning needs without thedesignation as an SES provider. Attachment: Congressional USED Letter Supporting OSPI 14-Day Waiver Request 20140627.pdf (85 KB)Attachment: OSPI Letter (USED 14-Day Waiver Request) 20140619.pdf (477 KB)
State Board Proposed Rules Comment: On June 24, 2014 the board approved a letter requesting changes in the proposed rulespublished by the State Board of Education to implement SB6552, which requires a 24-credit diploma. The board's letter isattached below for reference or future use. Also attached are similar letters from a large number of members of the House of Representatives, and from the School Alliance (of which Everett is a member).
(This item was updated subsequent to initial release.)
Attachment: Everett School Board Letter (6552 Proposed Rules Comment) 20140624.pdf (2,037 KB)Attachment: House Members' Letter (6552 Proposed Rules Comment) 20140630.pdf (325 KB)Attachment: School Alliance Letter (6552 Proposed Rules Comment) 20140701.pdf (278 KB)
State Score Release of Preliminary High School Proficiency Exam (HSPE) Results
(Strategic Target: 1.1.a)
This year, along with the reading and writing preliminary HSPE results, the state released the percent of students statewidewho have met standard on both reading and writing. According to the preliminary data, the district outperformed the state ingrade 10 reading by 2.9 percent, and grade 10 writing by 2.2 percent. Additionally, at each grade level the students of EverettPublic Schools exceed the state percentages of students who have met the reading and writing assessment graduationrequirements. The top two sections on the attached report indicate the percentage of Everett students enrolled as of June 24,who have met standard in reading or writing. The bottom section indicates the number of currently enrolled students who havemet standard on both reading and writing assessments compared to the state scores released on June 24.Attachment: Preliminary HSPE Spring 2014 Summary 20140627.pdf (24 KB)
McKinney-Vento Student Support Grant Revisions
(Strategic Targets: 1.1.a, 1.5.a, 4.1.a)
Everett Public Schools was awarded a grant through Building Changes, a Seattle-based non-profit that works to endhomelessness. The $34,000, two-year grant will allow staff to support homeless students enrolled at Everett and Cascade HighSchools, and North and Evergreen Middle Schools. A navigator at each school will support student academic success, and referfamilies to prevention, rapid re-housing, and services to prevent or end homelessness through the Investing in FamiliesCoordinated Entry network. The board approved this grant during its May 13, 2014 meeting. The grant has since been revisedbased on subsequent district counsel recommendations: Signature page formatting changes Requests for information refined to "reasonable requests" "Employee and client" changed to "employee and student" Clarification about insurance responsibilities Indemnification section revised to reflect the limited scope of work provided by the district Grant term changed from April 1, 2014–March 31, 2016 to September 1, 2014–August 31, 2016
College Bound Scholarship and FAFSA Completion Enrollment
(Strategic Target: 1.1.b)
The Cascade High School career specialist was recently interviewed by College Success Foundation for her efforts to sign-upmiddle school students for the College Bound scholarship, and high school seniors to complete the Free Application for Financial
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