The state House has passed a measure suspending cost-of-living raises for teachers over the next two years. The chamber passed the bill late Thursday night on a 54-36 vote. It now goes to the Senate.
More Washington kids are living in poverty today than before the recession, but they are better educated and their health has improved, according to a new report released Monday.
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.
Thousands of high school students in Washington’s Class of 2013 don’t know yet if they will get a diploma later this spring because they have not yet met the state’s newest graduation requirement: a math exam.
A key Washington state lawmaker wrote in a Friday editorial that state funds are too scarce to extend need-based college aid to illegal immigrants, dimming the prospects of the measure supporters call the Washington Dream Act.
A zombie survival course previously offered at Armand Larive Middle School has been canceled amid concerns for student safety.
These organizations offer resources, support and ideas for Seattle parents who have chosen to education their children at home.
In her final speech before she leaves office, Gov. Chris Gregoire on Tuesday urged the Legislature to focus on education and transportation in the coming months of the new legislative session that started this week.
Washington’s Gov. Chris Gregoire has proposed higher taxes on gas, soda, candy and gum in order to avoid more government cuts and to help fund education in response to a court order.
Enrollment in Oregon’s public universities has hit an all-time high, but the growth rate has slowed after four years of spikes.