school districts

Inslee Does Partial Veto of School Siting Bill
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed part of a bill Wednesday that would allow school districts to build outside of urban growth areas. Inslee made an exception for school districts in Pierce County, which he said would ultimately affect one school...
Washington Senate Passes School Levy Bill
OLYMPIA (AP) — The Senate has passed a measure delaying a deadline for a reduction in the amount of money school districts can collect through local property tax levies, something school superintendents have said they need as they ready their budgets...
Inslee, School Superintendents, Call for Local Levy Fix
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee is calling on Republicans in the Senate to pass a measure delaying a deadline for a reduction in the amount of money school districts can collect through local property tax levies.
Inslee talked with reporters Tuesday after a meeting with superintendents fr…
Washington House Passes School Levy Bill
OLYMPIA  (AP) — The Washington House has passed a bill that delays a deadline for a reduction in the amount of money school districts can collect through local property tax levies.
The measure passed the Democratic House on a 62-35 vote Monday, including support from a dozen Republicans...
Teacher shortage at a 'crisis,' survey finds
A new survey shows principals across the state are in "crisis mode" because of a shortage of substitute and full-time teachers.
The Yakima Herald reports that the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction found that 58 percent of elementary school principals, 50 percent of middle s…