Ensuring that basic education is fully funded and that Washington continues to receive a waiver from some federal education rules are the most important legislative requests from State Superintendent Randy Dorn.
Washington state’s fourth graders made gains this year in their math and reading scores on the National Assessment for Educational Progress (NAEP), according to results released today by the National Center for Education Statistics. The state’s eighth graders made gains in reading and maintained their scores in math.
Seven school districts in Washington state have been awarded a total of nearly $800,000 in Beginning Educator Support Team grants to help beginning teachers grow in their profession, State Superintendent Randy Dorn announced today.
State Superintendent Randy Dorn announced today that eight teachers from Washington have been selected as state-level finalists for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).
State Superintendent Randy Dorn announced today that the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction and Microsoft Corp. are teaming together to provide many Washington state students and teachers with computer software at a low cost.