0010 Instructional Philosophy
It is the moral, legal, and ethical imperative of Seattle Public Schools to ensure that all students are afforded the opportunity to graduate from high school ready for career, college, and life; prepared to pursue individual goals; and be contributing and included members of their communities and society. The Board of Directors of Seattle Public Schools affirms that career- and college-ready expectations, goals, and standards are appropriate for all students and that prioritizing growth for those students who are furthest from educational justice is central to improving outcomes for all students. We believe that high-quality instruction includes creating schools that are culturally responsive and provide inclusion of all students in meaningful ways.
We are committed to:
In addition to a sound educational core and efficient district operations, we believe that student success is made greater with clear, accountable, student-outcomes-focused leadership and the support and partnership of families, community, and other elected officials.