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Education

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

Constitutionality of Washington charter schools argued in state Supreme Court

Arguments centered on collective bargaining, local accountability, funding, and supervisory authority of charter schools in Washington state....Read More

Number of students experiencing homelessness largest in state history

About one out of every 25 K-12 students in Washington state – nearly one in every classroom – is homeless, living in hotels or in...Read More

Initiative 1621 would allow concealed carry on school grounds

Initiative 1621 would allow teachers and school employees with concealed carry permits to carry pistols on school campuses....Read More

Legislature tells court they’ve taken final steps “to achieve full compliance” with McCleary

The ongoing saga to fully fund basic education in Washington may have finally come to a close. Legislators have approved a report outlining the ways...Read More

Morning Wire: Sinclair Media, Senate Dem Leader, Rodney Tom

Sinclair Media, Rodney Tom, and news on Senate Democrat Leadership are all featured in this week's edition of the Morning Wire....Read More

Wire Insider: Juliette Schindler Kelly, College Success Foundation

Juliette Schindler Kelly, the Director of Government Relations and Advocacy at the College Success Foundation, joins us a "Wire Insider" to discuss improving access to...Read More

McCabe’s ‘Erin’s Law’ signed into law

This press release was provided by the Washington State House Republicans Rep. Gina McCabe’s legislation to ensure students receive age-appropriate, sexual abuse prevention information and training...Read More

Senators clash on property tax relief and Rainy Day funding

The Senate passed an amendment this afternoon to SB 6614, a bill related to school funding. The amendment changes the timeline for property tax relief...Read More

Senate votes to fully fund teacher salaries, make improvements on 2017 education package

OLYMPIA – The Senate [on Wednesday] passed legislation that makes necessary changes to the sweeping education funding package passed in 2017 to fully fund K-12...Read More