Earlier today, the Washoe County School District learned that the Nevada Department of Education and State Superintendent Jhone Ebert have asked the United States Department of Education to waive assessments, accountability, school identification, and reporting requirements established by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for the 2019-2020 school year.
The Washoe County School District (WCSD) is currently in the final stages of developing plans for distance learning that best serve the District’s diverse population of 64,000 students.
Working in partnership with Washoe County and the Food Bank of Northern Nevada, the Washoe County School District (WCSD) Nutrition Services Department will produce meals that will be distributed by the Food Bank of Northern Nevada to the children of Washoe County during the school shutdown.
The Nevada Association of School Superintendents (NASS) continues evaluating and responding to the evolving nature of coronavirus (COVID-19) with a coalition of partners, including local health officials, Nevada Department of Education, Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association (NIAA), and other agencies, on a cohesive response to protect the health and well-being of our students, staff and families. It is important to remember that, at this time, most Nevada residents are at low risk of contracting coronavirus.
The District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination and/or retaliation in any of its educational programs/activities, employment, and employment opportunities. For the District's full Notice of Non-Discrimination statement as well as methods to address questions and concerns please visit our Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility page.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM OPEB - Other Post-Employment Benefits - Trustees Committee Meeting