Currently, lead testing is voluntary. Legislation would require public and private schools to test every outlet used for drinking water or cooking at facilities built before 2000.
The author of a new guide for adult college students offers advice on how to successfully earn a degree at any age — and says one Washington two-year public college ranks among the best in the nation for serving adults going back to school.
For almost 50 years, Washington has written billions of dollars in financial-aid checks to Washington college students through a program with a most uninspiring name: the State Need Grant.
The Washington state auditor's office found "mixed results" when it evaluated the accountability of the state's charter schools during the 2017-2018 school year.
The audit found that at least 70 school districts did not have complete procedures or policies.
Seattle voters will decide this November whether to approve a $600-million-plus education levy that will make community college free for students graduating from the city's public high schools.
The Bezos Family Foundation's donation amounts to a nearly 13 percent boost in the College of Education's total donations and offers a lasting opportunity to influence the school's research and programs in early education.
As significant school-bus delays continue, First Student, Seattle public schools' bus-service provider, says it will increase pay for new drivers in hopes of retaining them longer.
The university says it will become the first among the nation's 28 Jesuit universities to divest its endowment of fossil fuels.
New contract includes five days of paid parental leave, money for professional development and extra pay for special-education teachers.
Test scores for English learners, who make up 12.5 percent of Seattle Public Schools students, are worse than they were four years ago.
What, exactly, do the new teacher contracts that ended a summer of chaos mean for the financial future of Washington's school districts?
A joint statement from the school district and union said the new contract "will allow us to recruit and retain strong professionals," but did not offer details of the deal.
One technology glitch, a clogged hotline and dozens of delayed buses later, a school-bus driver shortage in Seattle is testing parents' patience.