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Education

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

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