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The Washington State Board of Education Press Releases

80 Press Releases
  • Published on January 20, 2022 - 20:28 GMT

    State Awards Schools with Funds for Mastery-based Learning

    SBE is excited to offer funding and support to eighteen schools across our state. These awards support mastery-based learning (MBL) - sometimes called competency-based education. SBE invited schools to apply to be part of the state’s new Mastery-based …

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  • Published on January 20, 2022 - 18:48 GMT

    State Awards Schools with Funds for Mastery-based Learning

    SBE is excited to offer funding and support to eighteen schools across our state. These awards support mastery-based learning (MBL) - sometimes called competency-based education. SBE invited schools to apply to be part of the state’s new Mastery-based …

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  • Published on January 18, 2022 - 18:59 GMT

    Students Testify on Vote

    This past week, students from different high schools in Washington testified to the Legislature in support of Senate Bill 5497. SB 5497 gives student Board members voting rights on the Board. The State Board has been working to better center the voices of …

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  • Published on January 13, 2022 - 20:55 GMT

    New Voices Welcomed to the State Board

    The State Board of Education (SBE) welcomes new members Dr. Angela Griffin, Brooke Brown, and Dr. Dana Riley Black. Dr. Susana Reyes was reappointed, and Ryan Brault was re-elected—both to fulfill additional terms. The Washington State Board of Education …

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  • Published on January 13, 2022 - 19:27 GMT

    New Voices Welcomed to the State Board

    The State Board of Education (SBE) welcomes new members Dr. Angela Griffin, Brooke Brown, and Dr. Dana Riley Black. Dr. Susana Reyes was reappointed, and Ryan Brault was re-elected—both to fulfill additional terms. The Washington State Board of Education …

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  • Published on December 17, 2021 - 18:42 GMT

    Graduation pathway options research summary

    New data has been collected (survey and focus groups) for the second year of a three-year project that will inform the State Board’s understanding of district perceptions regarding the new high school diploma graduation pathway options. The full, two- …

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  • Published on December 7, 2021 - 17:54 GMT

    Request legislation: student votes on the Board

    SBE is a 16-member board, including two student members. Under current law, all the board members can vote except for the student members. In 2019, the Board changed its bylaws to allow students to make an advisory vote, but a statutory change is needed to …

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  • Published on October 1, 2021 - 01:37 GMT

    Ethnic Studies Listening Sessions

    Students spoke and we listened. The State Board of Education has heard from students across the state demanding that diverse perspectives be incorporated in all subjects and grades and that courses be devoted to exploring ethnic studies in a deep way. In …

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  • Published on October 1, 2021 - 00:08 GMT

    Ethnic Studies Listening Sessions

    Students spoke and we listened. The State Board of Education has heard from students across the state demanding that diverse perspectives be incorporated in all subjects and grades and that courses be devoted to exploring ethnic studies in a deep way. In …

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  • Published on September 24, 2021 - 18:47 GMT

    Student project: opportunity gaps in advanced courses

    Thien Nguyen, Senior at Mariner High School, conducted a research project in regard to opportunity gaps in advanced-course taking. He utilized the Washington State Improvement Framework Winter 2020 Edition, the most recent of its kind, for his examination. …

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  • Published on September 17, 2021 - 00:12 GMT

    September Meeting Recap

    SBE held its annual planning retreat and Board meeting September 14-16, with a special session on September 9 with the Office of Equity. During the meeting, the Board reflected on their self-evaluation and norms, and discussed mastery-based learning and …

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  • Published on September 16, 2021 - 22:36 GMT

    Leaders in Education Elected as State Board Officers

    New Board Chair, Bill Kallappa and Vice Chair, Harium Martin-Morris were elected on the State Board of Education (SBE) this week. The Board’s Executive Committee now consists of education leaders Kallappa, Martin-Morris (Seattle), Mary Fertakis (Tukwila), …

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  • Published on September 16, 2021 - 00:10 GMT

    Leaders in Education Elected as State Board Officers

    New Board Chair, Bill Kallappa and Vice Chair, Harium Martin-Morris were elected on the State Board of Education (SBE) this week. The Board’s Executive Committee now consists of education leaders Kallappa, Martin-Morris (Seattle), Mary Fertakis (Tukwila), …

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  • Published on August 4, 2021 - 20:05 GMT

    What skills should a Washington graduate have?

    What skills should go in Washington State's Profile of a Graduate? How do Washington students show they are prepared with the skills needed to thrive in life after high school? The Legislature has instructed the Mastery-based Learning Collaborative to …

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  • Published on July 20, 2021 - 16:03 GMT

    Thank You Washington Education Community

    The following is an open letter to the Washington State education community Dear Partners in Education, The State Board of Education would like to recognize our state’s students, teachers, administrators, educational staff associates, educational support …

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  • Published on July 16, 2021 - 20:04 GMT

    July 14-15 Meeting Recap

    SBE held its Board meeting July 14-15, and discussed emergency waiver program and instructional hours rules, graduation pathway options research, legislative priorities, basic education, a student panel with the Root of our Youth, and more. You can find …

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  • Published on July 6, 2021 - 18:16 GMT

    SBE to Host Profile of a Graduate Listening Sessions

    Washington State Board of Education 600 Washington Street SE P.O. Box 47206 Olympia, WA 98504 Phone: 360.725.6025 TTY: 360.664.3631 Email: sbe@k12.wa.us

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  • Published on May 14, 2021 - 19:10 GMT

    May Meeting Recap

    SBE held its Board meeting May 12-13, and discussed emergency waiver program rules, instructional hour rules, recognition and accountability, this year’s legislative session, graduation pathway options, and more. You can find documents from the meeting on …

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  • Published on March 13, 2021 - 11:53 GMT

    March Meeting Recap

    SBE held its Board meeting March 10-11, and discussed emergency waiver program rules, recognition and accountability, this year’s legislative session, ethnic studies, graduation pathway options, and more. You can find documents from the meeting on SBE’s …

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  • Published on March 13, 2021 - 11:53 GMT

    SBE Statement on Resolution of Intent to Establish an Ethnic Studies Washington State Graduation Requirement

    The State Board of Education (SBE) adopted a resolution that lays out a process to develop an ethnic studies graduation requirement in Washington State. Board members received feedback from various interested stakeholders to develop the resolution.  The …

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