Monthly Archives: October 2013

Stop Bullying Now: A Safe Learning Environment for All Students

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. At the State Board of Education (SBE), we take bullying seriously. We know that in addition to hurt feelings and bruises, bullying can lead to missed classes and lower grades. All students deserve to … Continue reading

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A budget cut by any other name…

When the Legislature doesn’t fund teacher COLAs, does that count as a “budget cut?” As the Washington State Legislature responds to the Order placed upon it by the state’s Supreme Court to fully fund K-12 education, an interesting issue has … Continue reading

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