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    Our Work to Ensure Educational Excellence

    "Eliminating opportunity gaps and ensuring educational excellence for each and every student is the issue of our time."

    ~ Superintendent Larry Nyland

    Teacher working with a student

    Our Strategies

    Seattle Public Schools' Work to Eliminate Opportunity Gaps together includes Six Signature Strategies:

    • CSIP's Equity Goals / Building Leadership Teams (BLT) training
    • Ethnic Studies Planning and Pilot
    • Race and Equity Teams (RET)
    • Preventative and Positive Discipline
    • Family Engagement/Partnership
    • My Brother's Keeper (MBK)

    Our Commitments

    two high school graduates in their graduation gownsIn order to achieve educational equity for our students, the district made three major commitments, as made evident by School Board Policy No. 0030 Ensuring Educational and Racial Equity.

    • Raise the achievement of all students
    • Eliminate the racial predictability and dis-proportionality in all aspects of education and its administration
    • Ensuring all students regardless of race or class graduate from Seattle Public Schools ready to succeed in global community

    For more information, read School Board Policy No. 0030.

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    2017-18 Board Governance Priorities and Superintendent SMART Goals

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