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State Board of Education Does Not Support A-F Grades for Schools

The State Board of Education does not support organizations using the Washington State Achievement Index to issue a series of A – F- grades for schools. We believe that the Achievement Index provides valuable information about a school’s performance, but … Continue reading

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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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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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