The Mercer Island School District's Board of Directors systemically measures the District's attainment of Board Policy 2020. On a monitoring cycle established by the Board, the superintendent must show reasonable progress toward organizational accomplishment of the Board's 2020 Policy annually.
Board Monitoring of Policy 2020's Fundamentals:
Create a more personalized learning environment where student-centered education is responsive to students' strengths and learning styles, interests and passions.
Maintain the highest standards in the areas of fine arts; health/fitness; literacy - reading, writing and communications; mathematics; science; social studies, and world languages.
Develop self-awareness, emotional/social intelligence, responsible decision-making and citizenship.
Encourage and enable students to be academic entrepreneurs and risk-takers who can choose to pursue academic passions and interests beyond traditional curriculum and beyond the traditional classroom environment.
Cultivate and foster thinking and process skills such as analytical and critical thinking, cross-discipline thinking, creativity, innovation, collaboration, communication, problem-solving, and information and technology literacy in curriculum design.
Cultivate Global Awareness and embrace diversity, with a focus on respect, acceptance, and understanding real-world problems, issues, concerns, commonalities, differences and interdependence.