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Find out how the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction implements a variety of state legislation in this collection of reports prepared for the Washington State Legislature.

2012 Reports to the Washington State Legislature Washington State, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

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Find out how the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction implements a variety of state legislation in this collection of reports prepared for the Washington State Legislature.

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    Dropout Prevention, Intervention & Re-engagement

    Dropout Prevention, Intervention & Re-engagement

    Graduations rates continue to rise, but more than 14,000 students in the class of 2011 dropped out. OSPI has been studying why students drop out, as well as identifying promising practices and programs designed to keep students in school and get them back if they leave. This report summarizes the work that has been done on dropouts in 2012.

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    Gangs in Schools Task Force

    Gangs in Schools Task Force

    Since 2007, a task force has examined how gangs affect school safety. This report provides current data and outlines effective methods for preventing the development of new gangs, how to reduce gang activity, gather intelligence and raise awareness of gangs and the impact they have on the learning environment.

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    Safety Net Survey 2011-12

    Safety Net Survey 2011-12

    The Safety Net program funds districts unable to provide an appropriate program of special education using available resources. Every year, these districts complete a survey that asks for feedback on the Safety Net application process. This report summarizes the survey results.

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    Career & Technical Education

    Career & Technical Education

    Career and Technical Education (CTE), which evolved from vocational education programs, is fast becoming an integral part of K-12 education. This report outlines current practices, identifies best practices, and recommends activities and strategies to help advance CTE programs and curricula.

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    Assessments for Educational Technology

    Assessments for Educational Technology

    OSPI developed a number of assessments for educational technology that integrate science, math, health, English language arts, social studies and the arts across the elementary, middle and high school grades. This report summarizes the results of the data submitted by districts with teachers who used these OSPI-developed assessments.

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