basic education

Gov. Inslee Signs Education Funding Plan
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has signed into law a measure that seeks to bring the state into compliance with a state Supreme Court mandate to increase state dollars to basic education.
Inslee signed the measure Thursday surrounded by legislative leaders from both parties, budget negot…
Gov. Inslee Says Education is the Focus This Session
OLYMPIA (AP) — In his inaugural address, Gov. Jay Inslee says that lawmakers must fulfill their top priority of fully paying for the state's basic education.
Inslee told a joint session of the Legislature Tuesday that while several other issues are also important, such as the mental health…
State Says it Has Money for Education Without New Taxes
Members of the Washington State Senate say they have found a way to fund basic education without raising taxes. And with just five days left in the 2013 legislative session - it may be in just the nick of time. “One of the things that they did is say we were not recognizing our first and highest pri…