National Superintendents Association

OSPI Awards $4 Million to Projects That Support Student Success

More than $4 million in federal grants was awarded to support afterschool and summer learning programs for students in high-poverty, low-performing schools, the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)…

Six Washington Schools Recognized for Exceptional Student Performance

Six schools in Washington won awards for their creative and innovative programs that contribute to student success, the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) announced today.

Washington SAT Results Higher than National Average; Participation Rates Increase

Washington state students performed higher on SAT exams than the national average and increased participation from 2016, according to results released today by the College Board.

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…