Author Archives: WA State Board of Education

Proposals would change K-12 oversight

Today, Board Chair Isabel Muñoz-Colón released the following statement regarding a legislative proposal to change state education policy governance: “Each session, the State Board of Education welcomes discussion of what K-12 governance structure best ensures a high-quality education system for … Continue reading

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Statement on Gov. Inslee’s budget proposal

State Board of Education Chair Isabel Muñoz-Colón issued the following statement on Gov. Inslee’s recent proposal to increase school funding:   “It’s clear to me that Gov. Inslee recognized the urgency to provide each and every student in the state access to … Continue reading

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State Board Chair: Our Student Diversity is a Treasure

“I wanted to take a moment to send a message on behalf of the State Board to our students in Washington. The Board takes seriously our mission to provide a high-quality education that prepares each and every one of our … Continue reading

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Statement on McCleary order by State Board of Education Chair

State Board of Education Chair Isabel Muñoz-Colón issued the following statement on today’s order by the State Supreme Court in the McCleary case regarding Washington’s public school funding: “I applaud the Supreme Court for continuing sanctions, and emphasizing the urgency … Continue reading

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Board’s input for Education Funding Task Force

Responding to a request for input on implementing a program of basic education, the State Board of Education sent this letter to Legislature’s Education Funding Task Force : September 8, 2016 Dear Members of the Education Funding Task Force: We appreciate … Continue reading

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