Set to be on the April 26 ballot and take effect in 2023, the proposed levy would increase the current rate from 51 cents per $1,000 of assessed value in 2021 to an estimated 88 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value in 2023.
When Longview students leave their classrooms early on Wednesdays, teachers gather in small groups to collaborate on upcoming lessons.
The Longview School Board on Monday approved a timeline for putting a replacement capital and technology levy on the April ballot.
Superintendent Dan Zorn will also share his goals for the coming year with the board.
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Longview students who are eligible for kindergarten can get registered on June 10 at an event outside R.A. Long High School.
The district projects that by Wednesday the new case rate will drop below the 200 new cases per 100,000 people over two weeks.
Neiman said the district continues to improve by trying to hire more full time teachers and keep students immersed in class, rather than pulling them out of class for English lessons. She also is working to start a heritage language program, as the state will require all schools to have a dual language program by 2030.
Seniors started class four days a week Monday, and Zorn said he notified teachers last week that it appeared freshman, sophomores, juniors and middle schoolers would also move out hybrid, as teachers need five days’ notice before changing modes of teaching.
Longview had previously decided not to bring any middle or high school students out of hybrid, as local new cases rates have been above what the state health department recommends for in-person class for older students.
District Superintendent Dan Zorn said the district owes Kessler principal Noma Hudson, Mint Valley principal Jean Merritt and Robert Gray principal Lori Larson a lot of thanks and gratitude.
Longview Superintend Dan Zorn said the district had advocated for several bills this session, some of which passed and some which did not. The district, which has struggled to pass a bond, had advocated for SB 5386 to allow school bonds to pass with 55% approval instead of 60% but the bill died.
The board again heard from parents who want all Longview middle and high school students to be in class full-time, especially with the neighboring Kelso district returning older students to class. Several parents said they were considering transferring their students to Kelso.
Washington students will take the Smarter Balanced Assessments and the Washington Comprehensive Assessment of Science in the fall for the grade they are in currently, which will satisfy federal testing requirements. About 700,000 students are expected to take those tests.
Older students cannot be cohorted, so state guidelines direct the district to wait until case rates drop. Middle and high school students were originally set to be in-class four days a week next week.
Longview and Toutle school districts announced they plan to bring students back to mostly full-time in-person learning my mid-April.
All local schools are making plans to increase summer school offerings this year and into the future, supported by funds from the latest national stimulus package, to combat COVID-19 remote learning loss.
Future Longview students will see more career and technical education offerings in the coming years after the school board approves a proposed 2020-2025 five-year plan at its Monday meeting.
The Longview School board discussed strengthening limitations on immigration enforcement at schools at its Monday meeting.