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OSPI Explains: What Is the High School and Beyond Plan?

Washington’s public school students have a wide variety of pathways available to them once they complete high school. To help them plan for those pathways, students complete their…
Feb 15, 2024 | by Chelsea Embree
Promising outlook for students and teachers after February Special Election

Washington Voters Support Their Local Public Schools

Preliminary results from the February Special Election show a promising outlook for Washington’s public school levies, and change needed for school bonds. Below is State…
Feb 14, 2024
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Washington Students with Disabilities are Spending More Time Learning Alongside Their Peers, Data Show

Recognizing the disproportionate amount of time that students with disabilities learned in classroom settings separate from their peers, in 2019, the Legislature funded a project…
Feb 07, 2024
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Washington’s Youngest Learners Show Record-High Kindergarten Readiness

At the beginning of every school year, Washington’s new kindergarteners and their families participate in an observational assessment where the student’s teacher evaluates their…
Feb 05, 2024
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Washington Students Show Increased Attendance and High School Course Completion

Three important indicators of student success are attending school regularly, passing all of their ninth grade classes, and completing advanced courses where they earn both high…
Jan 30, 2024
AI Guidance for the State of Washington Education

Superintendent Reykdal Introduces Guidance for Integration of Human-Centered AI in Washington’s Public Schools

OLYMPIA—Today, the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) published a roadmap to guide the implementation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Washington’s schools,…
Jan 18, 2024

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