National Superintendents Association

Washington Releases New School Accountability Index under ESSA

Today, the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and the State Board of Education (SBE) released the Washington School Improvement Framework (WSIF) for 2018–19, identifying schools for supports under…

Reykdal: Education Budget a Strong Foundation for What’s to Come

I applaud the Legislature for coming to an agreement on the budget, positioning them to successfully end the legislative session on time.

More Washington Schools Offer College Prep Courses

During the past decade, Washington students have demonstrated continuous improvement on Advanced Placement (AP) test scores, according to a new report by the College Board.

Washington Association of School Administrators

Keeping Our School Health and Safety Commitments

Those who promise by the cart-load generally pay by the spadeful.-- James Lendall Basford ​The recent mass school shooting incident in Parkland, Florida has once again sparked public debates about…

Enrichment is in the Eye of the Beholder

It may be said with a degree of assurance that not everything that meets ​the eye is as it appears.-- Rod Serling ​In my last article I focused on the…

When Average Isn’t Ample or Equitable

1/4/2018​Subsequent to posting this article, I learned from a school district fiscal officer that there were two errors included in my calculations. The first was the use of Table 19…