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Nancy Chamberlain January 28, 2014 at 07:01 am
At this week’s meeting, the Bear Creek PTA Board of Directors unanimously endorsed a YES voteRead More on all three Propositions in the February 11 Special Election. We strongly support these Propositions so that all our students can continue to receive the great education Northshore is known for. Here are some specific reasons to vote YES: 1. Renewal Education Operations Support Levy • Provides 23% of operating budget, about $50 million per year • Provides funding for smaller class sizes, curriculum, academic support for advanced learners, interventions for struggling learners, Special Education, music, athletics and transportation not funded by the state 2. Capital Projects Bond • Finishes Woodinville High School gym and technology buildings • Builds a new high school, which allows the district to move to a middle school/4-year high school model, bringing Northshore in line with WA State Learning Standards • Improves technology infrastructure across the district • Replaces worn-out roofs, boilers, heating and ventilation systems • Increases security and student safety 3. Renewal Technology Levy • Expands student computing devices • Updates classroom technology and software • Provides teacher training to integrate new technology in classroom instruction There is still time to register to vote – go to www.sos.wa.gov to find out how. Remember to send your ballots in by February 11! Northshore students thank you!
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