National Superintendents Association

OSPI to Lead Public Webinars on New Federal Accountability Plan Throughout August

In August, Washingtonians will have another chance to learn about the state’s plan to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) federal accountability plan.

Two Washington Seniors Selected to Attend National Youth Science Camp

Washington high school seniors Zoe Dietrich and Son Do will represent the state at the National Youth Science Camp (NYSC) this summer in the West Virginia mountains.

Reykdal: It's time to compromise on state exams

Washington state is one of a dwindling number of states in the U.S. that require students to pass exams to graduate.

Washington Association of School Administrators

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…

Dealing Down on Washington’s Students

The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too highand falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.- Michelangelo ​​The budget…

Sufficient Isn't Ample

Reliance on levy funding to finance basic education was unconstitutional 30 years ago in Seattle School District, and it is unconstitutional now.- McCleary Decision One of the theories I studied…