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Education

Washington State receives more than $1.5 Million in DOJ grants to combat school violence

Three Washington State school districts, an Educational Service District and the Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction will receive more than $1.5 million in grants from...Read More

Superintendent Reykdal: “Our efforts to improve school funding and student achievement have only just begun”

Superintendent Chris Reykdal released the following statement in response to the ongoing teacher strikes taking place throughout Washington.  The 2018–19 school year is off and...Read More

Sen. Braun sends letter asking Inslee, Ferguson, and Reykdal to intervene in potential teacher strikes

On Thursday, State Senator John Braun sent a letter to Governor Inslee, Attorney General Ferguson, and State Superintendent Chris Reykdal, calling on the state leaders...Read More

State Superintendent Reykdal says Washington will not arm its teachers

State Superintendent Chris Reykdal released the following statement following reports that US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was considering allowing the use of federal funds to...Read More

Morning Wire: Primaries to watch, Planned Parenthood, #Seahomeless

A pathway to a Republican Senate Majority, #seahomeless day of media coverage, and a Q&A with Planned Parenthood are all featured in this week's edition...Read More

Sen. Braun: “An open letter to future legislatures to prevent McCleary 2.0”

In an open letter addressed, “Dear Future Legislatures,” Senator John Braun outlines three of the primary lessons learned in the state’s saga to fund K-12...Read More

Mass Shootings Work Group focuses on mental health resources in schools

The Washington Mass Shootings Work Group met with educational administrators to discuss school safety and mass shooting prevention on Wednesday at the Clark County Sheriff’s...Read More

Report: WA ranks high in childhood health, but lags in education

Washington ranks 15th in the nation for childhood well-being according to a new KIDS COUNT report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The report ranks...Read More

Supreme Court rules legislature finally in full compliance with the McCleary decision

On Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled that the state has fulfilled its paramount duty and is now in full compliance with the McCleary decision. The court...Read More

Morning Wire: Rep. Dye Q&A, WSLC on 1631, Inslee in DC

Filing week, charter schools, and Susan Hutchison are all featured in this week's edition of the Morning Wire....Read More