Washington State Board of Education
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September 11, 2015
Board Meeting Highlights
Highlights from the September 2015 State Board of Education meeting are below. You can find the packet materials associated through links in the text, or review all
State Board of Education Actions
SBE approved/adopted the following:
on Supreme Court decision on
League of Women Voters of Washington et al. v. State of Washington.
Core Agency Budget
Temporary Waiver of Graduation Requirements
for College Place School District, Fife School District and White Salmon School District.
Basic Education Act Waiver Requests
from Ridgefield School District and Sultan School District.
SBE Letter on
Recommendations to the Washington Legislature and Governor Inslee
Regarding Making Ample Provision for Schools.
Position Statement on
Achievement Index Weightings
Student Board member Baxter Hershman presented research on a
to assist students with the
High School and Beyond Plan
The Board conducted
for the three executive committee member-at-large positions. Members Connie Fletcher, Judy Jennings, and Peter Maier were elected.
The Board heard a panel presentation about c
ompetency-based approaches to credit retrieval
A student panel, introduced by student board member
, presented on their experience with the Smarter Balanced Assessments.
Staff presented on
Smarter Balanced Assessment results
NEXT BOARD MEETING
November 4-5, 2015 at ESD 112 in Vancouver, WA
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