08/18/2014 Blog: School Classifications vs. Letter Grades
You might have seen that the Washington Policy Center has released its own achievement index (based on the State Board of Education and Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction’s Washington State Achievement Index) issuing A through F- grades. The State Board of Education again, see blog post from last year, opposes the letter grade approach.
08/15/2014 News: SBE to Set Cut Score for the Biology Collection of Evidence
OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington State Board of Education will set the achievement level cut score for the biology collection of evidence and revisit the achievement level cut score for the math year 1 collection of evidence, based on recommendations of the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, at the August 22 special board meeting in Olympia.
07/17/2014: SBE seeking public comment on proposed amendments to charter rules
We are seeking public comment on the proposed amendments to WACs 180-19-010, 180-19-020, 180-19-030, 180-19-040, 180-19-070, 180-19-080 and 180-19-090. We encourage you to review the proposed rules and submit any comments or questions you may have by contacting us at email@example.com, 360-725-6025, or PO Box 47206, Olympia, WA 98504.
A public hearing on the rules will be scheduled for September 10, 2014 at North Central ESD in Wenatchee, WA.