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Proposal to expand Running Start for high school sophomore students

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OLYMPIA, Wash., February 11, 2023—The Running Start program, which allows high school juniors and seniors to earn college level credits, will expand to include sophomores, if a proposal in the state Legislature is approved. “It’s a heavy lift when you’re a junior and senior to try to accomplish your two-year degree in those two years,” […]

OSPI shares its 2023 Legislative Priorities for education

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OLYMPIA, Wash., July 29, 2022 – The Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) held a webinar Tuesday, July 26, to update the public on pandemic recovery funding, initial thoughts on its 2023 legislative priorities, and to create opportunities for future partnerships and shared messaging. The goal of the Washington Office of Superintendent of […]

Reykdal unveils plan to equitably distribute timber revenue for schools

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OLYMPIA, Wash., July 20, 2022—In a media briefing yesterday, State Superintendent Chris Reykdal described his plan to change the connection between revenue from timber harvesting on state trust lands and K–12 urban school construction. Reykdal laid out his plan for reallocating funding from the K–12 Common School Trust, which currently provides a small percentage of […]

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