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‘Race To The Top’ Grant Program Is Changing Education

Since Race to the Top was launched, schools across the country have adopted new, rigorous education standards, implemented stringent teacher evaluation systems and are developing data collection systems to better inform instruction.

09/08/2014

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Washington High Court Hearing About School Funding

A group pushing for increased funding for Washington public schools plans a rally Wednesday in Olympia before the state Supreme Court hears why lawmakers haven’t done more

CBS Seattle–09/03/2014

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Washington Schools Move Toward National Standards

Despite opposition from Washington teachers about new national education standards that will judge how they are being taught, the state is plowing ahead with its plans to embrace Common Core.

08/30/2014

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Which Districts Will Lose Control Over The Most Money?

These districts will lose control over the most federal money because Washington lost its No Child Left Behind waiver

CBS Seattle–05/12/2014

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Washington Loses Waiver On No Child Left Behind

Washington state has become the first to lose its federal waiver for requirements of the No Child Left Behind education law

CBS Seattle–04/24/2014

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Washington Gets Federal Warning On Teacher Evaluation

U.S. education officials announced Thursday that three states have not fulfilled their promises to bring their teacher and principal evaluation systems up to federal standards, but Washington, Oregon and Kansas have been given one extra year to finish the work.

CBS Seattle–08/15/2013

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Washington Updates US On ‘No Child Left Behind’ Waiver

Washington state has taken another step toward saying goodbye to the federal No Child Left Behind law.

CBS Seattle–02/15/2013

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