Monthly Archives: February 2016

Community Outreach

Starting in March 2015, the SBE changed its approach to community meetings, opening the meetings to any member of the community with an interest in Washington’s education system. 217 people attended a community forum in 2015 – were you one of … Continue reading

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When the (School) Levy Breaks

‘When the Levee Breaks’ was a blues song recorded in 1929 by the colorfully named musical duo of Kansas Joe McCoy and Memphis Minnie. The song was about the catastrophic aftermath of the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927. Might Washington … Continue reading

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Legislative Tracker – 2016 Cutoff Edition

SBE staff are tracking bills related to the board’s 2016 legislative priorities. The chart below shows progress on the status of priority bills and several others the Board is monitoring. Priority bills are directly related to the board’s legislative priorities or … Continue reading

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