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Education

New numbers released on COVID outbreaks in Washington schools

Across Washington State, there was an average of nearly 37 outbreaks of COVID-19 per week during September in K-12 schools, according to a new report...Read More

New university enrollment numbers released

New data on enrollment through the end of the 2019-20 academic year is now available on the statewide public four-year university dashboard, and highlights trends...Read More

Capital projects funding fix needed for school seismic upgrades

The way Washington State funds capital improvement school projects is bottlenecking efforts to retrofit schools to protect students during earthquakes, even as hundreds of schools...Read More

Q&A: Sen. Emily Randall on higher education

Sen. Emily Randall (D-Bremerton) serves as chair of the Senate Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee. In that role, she’s thinking of ways to increase...Read More

Q&A: Sen. Claire Wilson — “Child care is no longer a program for poverty.”

Child care is top-of-mind for Sen. Claire Wilson, who has spent decades working in early education. In Olympia, she serves as vice chair of the...Read More

WSAC recommends $250 million grant program for post-high school education

The Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) settled on funding recommendations on Monday to try and meet its goal of getting 70% of the state’s residents...Read More

Three takeaways from back-to-school guidance

Students are preparing to return to classrooms across Washington State in the coming months as the Delta variant continues to drive up infections. The state...Read More

Reykdal calls on Inslee to require all school employees get vaccinated

The top educator in Washington State has called on Gov. Jay Inslee to require all K-12 education employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19.  Superintendent Chris...Read More

Gonzaga’s Mark Few testifies before Sen. Cantwell and Senate Committee over NIL legislation

Wednesday morning, Gonzaga University Men’s Basketball Head Coach Mark Few testified before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee over Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL)...Read More

State Board of Education debates including the word “caste” in equity statement

At a recent meeting, the Washington State Board of Education (SBE) discussed and approved proposed changes to a draft of a new Equity Statement. The...Read More