Category Archives: Education

National Park Service Celebrates 100th Anniversary

“There is nothing so American as our national parks… the fundamental idea behind the parks… is that the country belongs to the people.” – Franklin D Roosevelt The National Park ...

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Gov. Jay Inslee to Continue to Lead NGA’s Education and Workforce Committee

The National Governors Association announced that Gov. Jay Inslee will again co-lead the group’s Education & Workforce Committee, one of five standing NGA committees responsible for governors’ collective, bipartisan advocacy on ...

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Senators Cantwell and Murray Help Bring AmeriCorps Funding to Washington State

U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Patty Murray (D-WA) announced that Washington state will receive $24.6 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the ...

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Paul Hope, President of the WA Education Ass Fourth Corner, Funding of Education in Washington

Paul Hope, President of the Washington Education Association Fourth Corner, Part 2, June 28, 2016 Interview by Ken Winkes:  Paul goes over what could happen to education and teachers in ...

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Paul Hope, President of the WA Education Ass Fourth Corner, Funding of Education in Washington, Part 1

Paul Hope, President of the Washington Education Association Fourth Corner, Part 1, June 21, 2016 Interview by Ken Winkes:  Paul goes over what happen to funding of education in Washington’s ...

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Gov. Inslee Signs Bills to Continue Expansion of Educational Opportunities

Gov. Jay Inslee today signed two bills into law that will continue to boost educational outcomes for foster youth and take additional steps toward closing the opportunity gap for students ...

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Gov. Inslee Signs First Bill of 2016 Session

“This will recommit that the Legislature is ready in 2017 to live up to these commitments to fulfill our constitutional obligations to fund education.” Gov. Jay Inslee today signed his ...

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Ranker: Senate Budget Fails to Address Critical Needs across State

“It literally balances on the pensions of retired firefighters, police officers and schoolteachers. That’s no way to thank them for a lifetime of public service. At a time when mental health ...

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Meet President Obama’s Nominee for Librarian of Congress

President Obama announced his nominee for Librarian of Congress, the leader of one of our nation’s oldest federal institutions. “Today, I’m nominating someone to be our new Librarian of Congress — the ...

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Senator Kevin Ranker: Education Bill ‘Barely Better Than No Bill’

The people of Washington state are telling us that we need to do our job. The Supreme Court is telling us we need to do our job, and we have ...

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