April 23rd, 2014
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April 3 - SB 6552 (Graduation Requirements/Course Equivalencies) and SB 6163 (Summer Learning Loss) signed by Governor Inslee.

 

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new04/16/14 News: 413 Schools Win State’s Highest Honor
             (SBE/OSPI joint release)
OLYMPIA — A total of 413 schools are 2013 Washington Achievement Award winners. Winners were notified Monday via email from State Superintendent Randy Dorn and State Board of Education Chair Dr. Kristina Mayer.

new04/08/2014 SBE Spotlight Newsletter - volume 33 - April 2014

04/07/2014 Blog: What are the Criteria for Contempt? Getting ready for the April 30 McCleary Report from the Legislature on Ample School Funding.

04/02/2014 The Washington State Board of Education is now accepting applications for appointment to the School Facilities Citizen Advisory Panel. The deadline to apply is Monday, April 21, 2014.

Overview

The purpose of the Washington State Board of Education is to:

  • Provide advocacy and strategic oversight of public education;
     
  • Implement a standards-based accountability system to improve student academic achievement;
     
  • Provide leadership in the creation of a system that personalizes education for each student and respects diverse cultures, abilities, and learning styles; and
     
  • Promote achievement of the Basic Education Act goals of RCW 28A.150.210.