While it might not be the most important factor in learning, teachers and administrators say it deserves more attention.
The state budget allocates $2 million total throughout 2016 and 2017 to train high school teachers to teach computer science.
How the fight over a high-school biology test, and a shortage of votes to delay a voter-approved measure to reduce K-12 class sizes are holding things up in Olympia — after Gov. Jay Inslee signed the state budget.
A new study in New York state suggests that more New York students refused to take state exams in wealthy school districts than in less affluent ones.
With a 5 to 20 percent rollback in tuition prices, Washington has become the only state in the country to cut tuition for its colleges and universities this year.
State lawmakers are congratulating themselves on a job well done after agreeing on a budget that invests an additional $1.3 billion in public schools, but some say that won’t be enough to satisfy the state Supreme Court.
The legislation makes California the largest state to require more children who enter school, or day care, to be vaccinated against diseases including measles and whooping cough.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn is urging the state Supreme Court to reject the Legislature's $38.2 billion budget deal, arguing lawmakers have again failed in their constitutional duty to fund schools. The budget package agreed to by Republican and Democratic legislators and Gov. Jay Inslee adds $1.3 billion in new spending on K-12 education,...
A national study of preschoolers finds that while their overall numbers are smaller, they are expelled at three times the rate of K-12 kids.
Kathryn E. Barnard, the University of Washington nursing professor who pioneered early theories of infant mental health, died Saturday in Seattle. She was 77.