'Race To The Top’ Grant Program Is Changing EducationSince 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.
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
Washington Schools Move Toward National StandardsDespite 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.
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
Washington Loses Waiver On No Child Left BehindWashington state has become the first to lose its federal waiver for requirements of the No Child Left Behind education law
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.
Washington Updates US On 'No Child Left Behind' WaiverWashington state has taken another step toward saying goodbye to the federal No Child Left Behind law.