The Bellevue School District is wrapping up a pilot program in middle school classrooms across the district teaching social-emotional skills to students.According to the advocacy group SEL for Washington, social-emotional learning is the "explicit teaching of the skills we...
After eight years as superintendent of the Northshore School District, Larry Francois announced his resignation this week (effective July 1, 2016). He departs for a new job as head of the Northwest Educational Service District 189 (NWESD).There are nine educational...
Good news for Washington students taking Advanced Placement (AP) course offerings. According to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), the College Board reports that more Washington students are taking and passing their AP exams.From State Superintendent of...
While we've grown accustomed to a steady stream of negative news about K-12 education spending here in Washington (primarily because of the McCleary case), a new study from The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a Washington D.C. think tank, offers...

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