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    SPS Eliminating Opportunity Gaps

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

    - Superintendent Larry Nyland


    2017-18 Board Governance Priorities and Superintendent SMART Goals

    SMART Goals chart

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    Our 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)
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    School Board Policy No. 0030 Ensuring Educational & Racial Equity

    In order to achieve educational equity for our students, the district made 3 major commitments:

    • Raise the achievement of all students
    • Eliminate the racial predictability & 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, open Policy No. 0030.


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