Nearly a week after the state Senate failed to suspend the K-12 class-size- reduction measure known as Initiative 1351, lawmakers have made little progress toward resolving the issue.
Seattle officials say the pilot program will serve more than 200 children in at least 12 classrooms starting in September, with some seats for 3- and 4-year-olds still available.
A former Washington state PTA president is the new leader of the national organization.
A preliminary look at how Washington students did on the new Smarter Balanced exams shows they did better than many feared. Still, passing rates were lower than on the old tests.
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.