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The Washington Research Council has a new post on today's economic and revenue update from the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council. The key takeaway: state revenues continue to outpace expectations,…Read more
From the Associated Press: Speaking after lawmakers finished their work Friday, Inslee acknowledged the months-long slog to get a budget.“This was a tough session, but it has produced some darn good r…Read more
Late yesterday afternoon the Senate completed its work, delaying I-1351 for four years and providing a two-year delay in a biology graduation requirement. We're waiting for the House to wrap up its un…Read more
SPI releases participation rates for Smarter Balanced assessments; rates were high for grades 3-8, low for grade 11July 9, 2015
The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction released today the participation rates for the new Smarter Balanced assessments. Washington schools met the required 95 percent participation rat…Read more
The Associated Press reports that Senate Democrats and Republicans have reached a deal on two issues that led to a budget meltdown last week. Senate Republicans and Democrats reached a deal Wednesday…Read more