The North Central Educational Service District (NCESD) and the Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA) recently awarded K-12 educators, administrative personnel, and community members for their work in education.
The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction says that Washington will not be administering the Smarter Balanced Assessments or the Washington Comprehensive Assessment of Science this spring.
The testing will now take place in the fall which OSPI says is consistent with federal requirements
All teachers, school staff and childcare workers are immediately available to be vaccinated as part of Phase 1B-1 after announcements by President Biden, Governor Inslee and the State Department of Health.
The President directed all states to get educators and childcare employees at least one shot of the vaccine by the end of March
12th District State Senator Brad Hawkins says his bill that was originally designed to create a pilot program for school districts to re-examine their calendars has become one of the more significant pieces of legislation during this session
The Wenatchee School Board took at look at its hybrid instruction rollout last week while also examining their path moving forward.
Superintendent Dr. Paul Gordon says the district's slow and methodical phased return of students has been effective
Lewis and Clark Elementary was featured prominently in a video posted by OSPI over the weekend about a goal by State Superintendent Chris Reykdal to offer dual language learning across the state.
LC Principal Alfonso Lopez said, "It's imperative that in today's society people need to know how to relate and work with other people
12th District Senator Brad Hawkins will return to the Early Learning and K-12 Education Committee as the ranking Republican.
The former school board member says he's excited.
"I know our school system has had its share of challenges this particular year with the COVID pandemic, but as a former school board member myself, as a husband of a local teacher, and as the parent of two children in m
When Governor Inslee made the decision last spring to end the school year early because of the Coronavirus pandemic…the move was supported by the State School Superintendent Chris Reykdahl.
But now three months into this school year … Reykdahl says having most of the state in distance of blended learning models is creating another problem.
Much discussion throughout the state has surrounded how, and at what speed, K-through-12 students should be brought out of distance learning and into at least a hybrid model because of the Coronavirus.
Lacy Fehrenbach of the Washington State Health Department says, "We certainly want to be cautious