Washington Lawmakers Take Education Reform Ideas On The RoadWashington state senators from both political parties are taking education spending ideas on the road to get citizen input. But they plan to mostly avoid the biggest issue in the debate: Where will the money come from?
House Passes Testing Reform, Change In Grad RequirementsThe state House of Representatives on Thursday passed an updated version of a bill that would temporarily eliminate the need to pass a science test for graduation, but as previously, it is likely to stall in the Senate.
Mayor Ed Murray Wants Property Tax To Support High-Quality PreschoolMurray says the preschool plan would help close the widening opportunity gap between rich and poor children and help prepare Seattle kids for success in school and life
Senate OKs Wide-Ranging Education Reform Bill The Senate has approved a measure that makes a variety of changes in the state's education system, including an enhanced focus on young students who are reading below grade level and development of rules on how to handle student discipline.
CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and EnergyToday on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?
CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Debating Cities and EducationWhen it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.
Microsoft Wants to Help Your Kids Learn With Video GamesMaking a big announcement, Microsoft is putting R&D money into helping teachers, classrooms and kids by creating educational video games, and pouring millions into helping Washington kids go to college.