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Consideration of Future Work Based on State Budget and Federal Fiscal Stimulus Package and Retreat Planning

>>Board members reflected on positives from the past year. Things mentioned include better run board meetings, collaborating with stakeholders, and enacting good policy. Big shout outs to LEV’s organizing students to testify in support of CORE 24 [whoop whoop].<<

Things to Remember about the Federal Stimulus Package — Jeff Vincent

-Four assurances of State Fiscal Stabilization Fund are very important

-There are different pots of money

>>Discussion about various foundations and private dollar possibilities. Members expressed disappointment over Washington’s rank in various reports. Then much discussion about the Gates Foundation. Followed by discussion of the Core Standards work.<<

Small group discussions about the SBE strategic plan

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