The second annual U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools honorees and inaugural District Sustainability Awardees, nominated by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, were announced today by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, along with Chair of White House Council on Environmental Quality Nancy Sutley and Acting Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Bob Persiacepe.
Anne Galvas, who serves as the homeless liaison and coordinator of the Homeless Outreach Promoting Education (HOPE) program for Vancouver Public Schools, is the 2013 Washington State Classified School Employee of the Year the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) announced today.
The US Department of Education recently announced that additional funds are now available for the Advanced Placement (AP) Test Fee Reduction Program: Qualified low-income students will now pay $10 per AP exam, with no limit on the number of exams covered. The full price of each exam this year is $89.
On March 28, Gov. Jay Inslee released his budget proposal for the 2013-15 biennium. I thought the Governor’s proposal was a good step forward in putting the state on the path to fully funding basic education by 2018.
A total of 381 schools are receiving Washington Achievement Awards for 2012. Award-winning schools were notified today via email by State Superintendent Randy Dorn and State Board of Education Chair Jeff Vincent.