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B011-17 02/24/17
+ Endorsements for Teachers Assigned Using State Transitional Bilingual Instruction Program (TBIP) Funds

During the 2016 Legislative session, the legislature passed 4SHB 1541, a comprehensive bill based on recommendations of the Educational Opportunity Gap Oversight and Accountability Committee (EOGOAC).

Special Programs and Federal Accountability
B010-17 02/08/17
+ Free Zoom Videoconferencing Service for Schools on K-20 Network

Recently, an agreement between the K-20 Education Network and Zoom Video Communications was signed to provide a cloud-based videoconferencing service to K-20 customers.

  • B010-17 - Bulletin
  • Attach A - Additional Information for the Designated Zoom Account Administrator in Your District

Information Technology Services
B008-17 02/21/17
+ Private School Annual Approval for 2017–18 School Year

Each spring, chief administrators of private schools seeking State Board of Education approval for the following school year must file a State Standards Certificate of Compliance with the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI).

Secondary Education and Student Support
B009-17 01/27/17
+ Potential Medicaid Eligible Student Worksheet

The purpose of this bulletin is to request completion of Form SPI 1679, Potential Medicaid Eligible Student Worksheet, by those districts providing special education service to Medicaid eligible students.

  • B009-17 - Bulletin
  • Attach A - Potential Medicaid Eligible Student Worksheet Instructions
  • Attach B - Potential Medicaid Eligible Student Worksheet (Form SPI 1679)

Special Education
B006-17 01/17/17
+ 2018 Washington State Teacher of the Year Statewide Call for Nominations

Washington's Teacher of the Year program is accepting nominations.

B005-17 01/24/17
+ Public Comment for The Washington State Arts K–12 Learning Standards

The purpose of this bulletin is to inform teachers, administrators, students, and other stakeholders of the opportunity to provide feedback on the drafts of the Washington State Arts K–12 Learning Standards for Dance, Media Arts, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts.

Learning and Teaching
B004-17 01/19/17
+ Grant Opportunity to Support Paraeducator Professional Development

The purpose of this bulletin is to alert school districts of a competitive grant opportunity to provide support for state-funded paraeducator professional development.

Learning and Teaching
B003-17 01/20/17
+ 2016–17 National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certification and Challenging Schools Bonuses

This bulletin provides instructions for claiming the annual state salary bonus for teachers who have attained national board certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS).

Educator Effectiveness / School Apportionment and Financial Services
B001-17 01/03/17
+ 2016–17 Assessment and Reporting Requirements for Social Studies, the Arts, Health, Physical Education (formerly Fitness), and Educational Technology iGrants Form Package 408

Since the 2008–09 school year, school districts have reported their implementation of assessments in Social Studies, the Arts, Health, and Physical Education.

Learning and Teaching / Assessment and Student Information / Information Technology









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