Washington students seem to find new tests more challenging - Education
Gov. Jay Inslee signs new two-year state budget - Education Week
Washington Legislature passes $38.2 billion state budget - Education Week
Senate offers another way to fix Washington school budget - Education Week
Supreme Court confirms it will wait for K-12 funding report - Education
Washington charter school gets last chance to show progress - Education
Education Dept. Denies NCLB Waiver for Seattle - Education Week
The U.S. Department of Education has told the Seattle school district that it cannot get its own waiver from the mandates of the No Child Left Behind Act.
Washington State Lawmakers Clash on K-12 Funding - Education Week
A special session over how to pay for basic education bares partisan divides over tax policy and questions about the fallout for districts and unions.
Washington State Holds Special Session on Funding - Education Week
The Washington state legislature began a special session that is expected to emphasize how to alter and increase funding for public schools.
District Extends Wi-Fi to Students in Public Housing - Education Week
The Kent, Wash., district has set up kiosks with Web connectivity across the community, including public-housing complexes, to help students take part in blended learning away from school.
Washington woman is new national PTA president - Education Week
Gov. Inslee signs early learning quality, tuition cut bills - Education
Senate passes class size initiative delay - Education Week
Washington Legislature set to adjourn after final votes - Education Week
Few parents opt elementary children out of new state tests - Education Week
Senate reaches deal on class size initiative, testing bills - Education
Lawmakers to discuss McCleary report to Supreme Court - Education Week
Education funding a work in progress, legislature says - Education Week
State Board of Education to set bar for Common Core tests - Education Week
State Board of Education sets lower bar on Common Core tests - Education
Chief Technology Officers Play Key Role in Curricular Issues - Education
Some school districts are testing new approaches to address a common challenge: how to get academic and technology departments to work more closely together.
Looking back: A year with charter schools in Washington - Education Week
2 more schools get OK from Washington Charter Commission - Education Week
Math Gets More Rigorous for Some Preschoolers - Education Week
Preschools are ramping up math education, in response to brain research that shows educators may be underestimating how much math young children can do.
About half are proficient in first round of new state tests - Education
Inslee, lawmakers set to meet to discuss court sanctions - Education Week
Wash. State Lowers Cutoff on SBAC Test Scores - Education Week
Washington state seniors do not have to reach the "college readiness" cutoff score on the Smarter Balanced test in order to earn their diplomas.
English-Language Learners - Education Week
A study of seven high-poverty districts in the Seattle metropolitan area found that it took nearly four years for elementary-school-age English-language learners to develop English proficiency.
Court Levies Huge Fines on Wash. State Legislature - Education Week
The order is the culmination of a political struggle that began in 2012, when the Washington Supreme Court ruled that the system for funding K-12 violated the state constitution.
Inslee, lawmakers meet to discuss court sanctions - Education Week
Wash. Lawmakers Challenge Court Over Sanctions on Ed. Funding - Education
Nineteen senators signed a letter saying that the Washington state Supreme Court has overstepped its authority by ordering the state to pay sanctions because of lack of progress on an education funding plan.
Wash. State Lawmakers Face Hard Choices on K-12 Finance - Education Week
Tensions remain among legislators as they seek to hammer out a school funding plan amid $100,000 a day in court-ordered sanctions.
Washington budget writer leaving House to run Early Learning - Education
Texts from school shooters show threats, pleas for help - Education Week
Charter schools group calls for special session after ruling - Education
Seattle teacher strike keeps kids home on 1st day of school - Education
Charter School Commission preparing to close down - Education Week
Striking Seattle teachers point to high cost of living - Education Week
Shock Waves Reverberate From Wash. State Charter Ruling - Education Week
Charter supporters scramble to find ways of keeping the schools alive after Washington’s charter law is struck down, while charter critics hope to build momentum.
South Sound districts expand free kindergarten programs - Education Week
AG to ask Supreme Court to reconsider charter school ruling - Education
Special session possible if group finds education solution - Education Week
Trial of father of high school shooter to stay in Seattle - Education Week
Opening statements planned in trial of father of shooter - Education Week
Seattle Stops Suspensions for Elementary Students - Education Week
The Seattle School Board has declared a one-year moratorium on out-of-school suspensions for elementary school students who commit nonviolent offenses.
AG asks Supreme Court to reconsider charter school ruling - Education Week
Judge holds striking Kelso teachers in contempt - Education Week
Seattle school district announces strike makeup days - Education Week
Jury gets gun case of father of teen who shot classmates - Education Week
Seattle Stops Suspensions for Elementary Students - Education Week
Starting this school year, the one-year moratorium ends out-of-school suspensions for disruptive conduct, rule-breaking, and disobedience.
Washington, Virginia, Wisconsin school districts recognized - Education
Washington lawmakers take education reform ideas on the road - Education
Truant label more likely to go to poor, minority students - Education Week
Washington Charter School Commission meets in Tacoma - Education Week
Washington school district negotiating with praying coach - Education Week
Schools Enlist Parents to Bridge Cultural Barriers - Education Week
Newer efforts to bring families of minority students into the classroom are eye-opening for both parents and teachers.
Washington scores steady on national reading, math test - Education Week
Praying football coach placed on paid leave by district - Education Week
Praying coach on leave, deepening religion-in-school debate - Education
Seattle principal resigns over late teacher evaluations - Education Week
Woman demands Spokane school superintendent resign - Education Week
Tribes get access to US crime databases in push to close gap - Education