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  • Levy FAQs - November 16, 2017

    Levy FAQs - November 16, 2017

    Check out this list of frequently asked questions related to a levy.

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  • Levy Facts - November 2, 2017

    Levy Facts - November 2, 2017

    The state education funding plan passed by the Legislature is a step in the right direction, but it is a work in progress. The state is not yet fully covering all basic education costs. We still need a local levy. We will ask voters for less levy funding, but our levy is still critical to pay for things not yet fully covered by the state, like special education, school nurses, security, extended learning time, and additional teachers beyond the minimum number funded by the state.

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  • Class of 2017 Graduation Rate - November 2, 2017

    Class of 2017 Graduation Rate - November 2, 2017

    Highline's graduation rate is up for the fourth consecutive year, with students of color seeing the greatest gains. Over the past five years, the graduation rate has risen nearly 22 points for Black/African American students, 25 points for Latino students, and 31 points for Pacific Islander students.

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  • Highline High School Façade - October 6, 2017

    Highline High School Façade - October 6, 2017

    Want to learn more about the Highline High School Facade? Want to learn about what the district is doing to value the historic significance? Read more about it here.

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  • FAQs about Bond Projects & Topics - September 28, 2017

    FAQs about Bond Projects & Topics - September 28, 2017

    Are you wondering when sixth grade will move to middle school or how boundaries will change when our new middle school and our new elementary school open in fall 2019? See answers to these questions and other hot topics related to our 2016 bond-funded capital projects.

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