National Superintendents Association

Federal Meal Assistance Funds Available

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction’s (OSPI) Child Nutrition Services section encourages eligible nonresidential licensed child-care centers, family day-care homes, emergency shelters, at-risk centers and some adult day care…

Report: Washington State Gets High Marks for Its Improvement and Accountability System

A national report released this week named Washington as a state with strong systems to ensure school districts are accountable for students’ education.

Reykdal: Supreme Court Order Shows ‘Significant Progress’ Made in Funding Basic Education

The Supreme Court largely affirmed the state’s position that most of the mechanisms for full funding of basic education are in place.

Washington Association of School Administrators

In Search of a Generational Solution

“For what you see and hear depends a good deal on where you are standing: it also depends on what sort of person you are.” ― C.S. Lewis ​Since the…

Mission Accomplished or the Appearance of Full Funding?

“A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.”― Saul Bellow ​The most common response to the Legislature’s June 30th McCleary plan…

On school funding, first do no harm

The following editorial was originally published in The Seattle Times on June 11, 2017. FIVE years after the state Supreme Court issued its ruling in the McCleary case, we face the…