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The Washington State Board of Education Press Releases

80 Press Releases
  • Published on March 12, 2021 - 18:38 GMT

    State Board of Education Adopts Emergency Waiver Program, Allowing Waiver of Certain High School Graduation Requirements For the ...

    At its March 11 meeting, the State Board of Education (SBE) adopted emergency rules that allow school districts to waive certain graduation requirements for individual students due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. These emergency rules apply …

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  • Published on March 12, 2021 - 14:03 GMT

    State Board of Education Adopts Emergency Waiver Program, Allowing Waiver of Certain High School Graduation Requirements For the ...

    At its March 11 meeting, the State Board of Education (SBE) adopted emergency rules that allow school districts to waive certain graduation requirements for individual students due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. These emergency rules apply …

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  • Published on February 27, 2021 - 03:53 GMT

    Special Meeting Recap: Emergency Waiver Program

    The State Board of Education (SBE) held a special meeting on Thursday, February 25 at 1:00 p.m. to discuss draft emergency rules for the Emergency Waiver Program (waiver of certain graduation requirements, for the Class of 2021).  Find supporting links …

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  • Published on February 16, 2021 - 23:40 GMT

    SBE to Host Special Meeting, Emergency Waiver Program

    On February 25, beginning at 1:00 p.m., the State Board of Education (SBE) will host a special meeting where the Board will review and discuss a draft of emergency rules about the emergency graduation requirements waiver program. The draft will be …

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  • Published on February 1, 2021 - 15:39 GMT

    Student Wishes, Wants, Concerns about Graduation

    Before the January 2021 Board meeting, members of the Association of Washington Student Leaders (AWSL) surveyed students from around the state about their wishes, wants, and concerns around graduation and graduation requirements. The following are some of …

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  • Published on January 29, 2021 - 15:16 GMT

    State Board Welcomes New Student Member

    Summary: Okanagan high school junior, McKenna Roberts, was sworn in to serve on the Washington State Board of Education during the July Board meeting. McKenna Roberts will serve on the Washington State Board of Education (SBE) as Eastern Washington student …

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  • Published on January 25, 2021 - 21:05 GMT

    SBE Seeks Western WA Student Rep.

    In partnership with the Association of Washington Student Leaders (AWSL), the State Board seeks a current high school sophomore from Western Washington to serve a two-year term on the AWSL Student Voice & Advisory Council, and as the student …

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  • Published on January 16, 2021 - 00:13 GMT

    January Meeting Recap

    SBE held its Board meeting January 13 and 14, and discussed rulemaking, basic education reporting, the upcoming legislative session, mastery-based learning, graduation pathway options, and more. You can find documents from the meeting on SBE’s Simbli page. …

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  • Published on January 13, 2021 - 03:32 GMT

    Apply for the School Facilities Citizen Advisory Panel (SFCAP)

    The State Board of Education is accepting applications for one open citizen position on the School Facilities Citizen Advisory Panel. Purpose The School Facilities Citizens Advisory Panel (CAP) was formed in July 2006. The purpose of this committee is to …

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  • Published on January 4, 2021 - 19:42 GMT

    WA School Examples of Mastery-based Learning

    Several schools in Washington embody some of the characteristics of the Mastery-based Learning Work Group’s vision for MBL. Delta High School (Pasco) and Avanti High School (Olympia) are both small choice schools that students opt into based on interest in …

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  • Published on December 15, 2020 - 16:19 GMT

    Rethink the classroom with MBL

    The legislatively-mandated Mastery-based Learning Work Group has released its 2020 report showcasing recommendations for mastery-based education in Washington. The following is an introductory letter from 2018 National Teacher of the Year, Mandy Manning:  …

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  • Published on December 8, 2020 - 16:04 GMT

    Mastery-based Learning: Recommendations for WA

    The legislatively-mandated Mastery-based Learning Work Group has released its 2020 report showcasing recommendations for implementing mastery-based education in Washington classrooms. The following is an introductory message from the Work Group. Imagine a …

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  • Published on December 4, 2020 - 19:19 GMT

    December Meeting Recap

    SBE held its Board meeting December 3, and discussed basic education reporting and approvals, indicators of education system health, the annual assessment report, and more. You can find documents from the meeting on SBE’s Simbli page. Find a recording of …

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  • Published on November 19, 2020 - 18:11 GMT

    Fife: High School and Beyond Plan Process

    Fife Public Schools has had their High School and Beyond Plan (HSBP) process in place for over 15 years, though the process has evolved and expanded over time. The district has a Career and College Specialist position as part of Fife High School’s …

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  • Published on November 10, 2020 - 17:05 GMT

    SBE Adopts 2021 Leg. Platform

    At the November Board meeting, SBE adopted its 2021 legislative platform. The COVID-19 public health crisis has shed light on long-standing inequities in our education system. The impacts of the coronavirus are amplified by our long history of …

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  • Published on November 6, 2020 - 18:22 GMT

    2020 Teacher of the Year Visits SBE

    2020 Teacher of the Year, Amy Campbell visited SBE during a lunch-time session at the November Board meeting and shared her expertise and experience teaching students in special education at Helen Baller Elementary School (Camas School District). Amy …

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  • Published on November 6, 2020 - 18:22 GMT

    November Meeting Recap

    SBE held its Board meeting November 4 and 5, and discussed ethnic studies and culturally responsive education, legislative priorities, private schools, and more. You can find documents from the meeting on SBE’s Simbli page, as well as links to approved/ …

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  • Published on November 2, 2020 - 19:49 GMT

    Native Leaders in Ed. Share Expertise

    Recently, SBE hosted leaders in Native education for an in-depth panel discussion on compact schools, inclusivity, partnerships, and more. The panel was facilitated by Bill Kallappa (SBE Board member) and Makah tribal member.  An educational portion of the …

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  • Published on October 29, 2020 - 16:38 GMT

    Lunch Session: 2020 Teacher of the Year, Amy Campbell

    On November 4, the State Board is excited to host 2020 Washington State Teacher of the Year, Amy Campbell. At 12:15 p.m., Amy will present to the Board and take questions about her expertise in education.  After earning her Master in Teaching, Amy Campbell …

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  • Published on October 27, 2020 - 15:52 GMT

    SBE Welcomes Returning Member, Patty Wood

    OLYMPIA, WA - The State Board of Education (SBE) welcomes returning member, Patty Wood (Kelso), following an election by school board members for Western Region for Position 4*. Wood will begin her second four-year term on January 11, 2021. "On the …

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