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December

Dorn Adopts College- and Career-Ready English Language Proficiency Standards - 12/19/2013
Washington Tops Nation in Board Certified Teachers - 12/17/2013
OSPI Releases New Way to Measure Student Success - 12/10/2013
Federal Meal Assistance Funds Available - 12/09/2013
Five WA School Districts Receive $90K in OER Grants - 12/06/2013

November

OSPI Receives Grant to Create Support System for Educators - 11/25/2013
Statement from Superintendent Dorn on Washington’s impressive 2013 NAEP scores drawing national attention - 11/13/2013
Dorn Unveils Legislative Package - 11/12/2013
Dorn Impressed With State’s Math and Reading NAEP Score Increases - 11/7/2013

October

Dorn Announces $800,000 in BEST Grants - 10/28/2013
Washington 8th Graders Perform Well Internationally in Math and Science - 10/24/2013
Dorn Announces Finalists for National Award - 10/23/2013
Washington Schools To Practice Earthquake Preparedness - 10/15/2013
Dorn Releases 2013 AMO Results - 10/9/2013
Preparing Washington Students to be Tomorrow’s Leaders through Technology - 10/9/2013
Washington Schools to Celebrate Walk and Bike to School Day Oct. 9 - 10/7/2013
Dorn Adopts New Science Standards - 10/4/2013
Dorn Pleased With Academic Growth in SIG Schools - 10/2/2013

September

Washington Sees Rise in SAT Participation - 9/26/2013
Washington State Awarded Grant to Help Teachers - 9/24/2013
Washington State Awarded Grant to Help Teen Parents and Families - 9/24/2013
Bellingham Educator Named Teacher of the Year - 9/23/2013
Statement From State Superintendent Randy Dorn on the Revenue Forecast - 9/19/2013
Free and Reduced-Price Meal Programs: Serving Washington’s School Children - 9/13/2013
Washington State Awarded HIV/STD Prevention Grant - 9/13/2013
State Educator Network Announced - 9/12/2013
10 High-Needs Neighborhoods Get $4 Million in Federal Grant - 9/11/2013
Survey Shows 1,500 School Bus Passing Violations in One Day - 9/11/2013

August

Statement From State Superintendent Randy Dorn on the Legislative Report Regarding McCleary v. State of Washington - 8/28/2013
State Test Scores Are In: Dorn Applauds the Success of This Year’s Senior Class - 8/26/2013
Washington’s 2013 ACT Results Remain Steady - 8/21/2013
Dept. of Ed Renews State’s ESEA Waiver - 8/15/2013
New State-Funded Full-day Kindergarten Schools Selected - 8/5/2013

July

Dorn Announces State Board Elections - 7/25/2013
Construction Assistance Awards Announced - 7/16/2013
3 Students to Compete in International Competition - 7/3/2013
Statement from State Superintendent Randy Dorn on the 2013-15 Operating Budget - 7/1/2013

June

Preliminary Results Show Reading and Writing Passing Rate Surpassing 93 Percent for Class of 2013 - 6/20/2013
Statement from State Superintendent Randy Dorn on the House and Senate Budgets - 6/14/2013
Dorn Urges Legislature to Pass Supplemental Budget - 6/14/2013
Dorn: Legislature Must Pass Estate Tax Fix or 1 Million Students Lose - 6/13/2013
Statement from State Superintendent Randy Dorn on the end of the Legislature’s Special Session - 6/11/2013
Statement from Randy Dorn on the House Budget - 6/7/2013
OSPI-Microsoft IT Academy Passes 10,000 Technology Certifications Earned Statewide - 6/4/2013


May

Washington State High School Artists Honored - 5/16/2013
Dorn Announces ESD Board Elections - 5/13/2013


April

2013 Green Ribbon Schools and District Sustainability Awardees Announced - 4/22/2013
Vancouver Educator Named School Employee of the Year - 4/19/2013
OSPI Energy Grants Announced - 4/17/2013
Statement From State Superintendent Randy Dorn on the State House’s Budget Proposal - 4/11/2013
Additional Funds Now Available for AP Test Fee Reduction Program - 4/9/2013
Statement from State Superintendent Randy Dorn on the State Senate’s budget proposal - 4/4/2013
381 Schools Win State’s Highest Honor - 4/2/2013


March

Statement From Randy Dorn About Jay Inslee’s Proposed Budget - 3/28/2013
Winners of Science Camp Announced - 3/15/2013
Dorn, Governor to Honor National Award-Winning Schools - 3/13/2013
Statement From State Superintendent Randy Dorn About the Sequester - 3/1/2013


February

Seventy Four Schools Win National Nutrition Award - 2/27/2013
Washington Begins Pilot Test of Next-Generation Student Assessments - 2/25/2013
Dorn Praises Progress of State’s Reward Schools; Pledges Continued Support to Under-Performing Schools - 2/22/2013
State AP Scores Rise Along With Participation Rate - 2/20/2013
Kennewick Team Wins Design Competition for Fifth Consecutive Year - 2/13/2013
Dorn Testifies on Bill to Increase Funding for Dropout Prevention, Intervention and Reengagement - 2/12/2013
WELPA Testing Suspended Until Further Notice - 2/11/2013
Dorn Recognizes Value of Technology to K–12 Education - 2/6/2013
Number of Homeless Students Tops 27,000 - 2/4/2013


January

Sponsors Needed for Summer Meals Program - 1/31/2013
OSPI Awards Mathematics and Science Partnership Grant Money - 1/24/2013
Six Schools, One District Named STEM Lighthouse Schools - 1/24/2013
OSPI, DEL and Thrive by Five Washington Release Baseline Kindergarten Assessment Results That Show Varied Skill Level - 1/ 17/2013
Zillah Educator is National Finalist for Teacher of the Year - 1/17/2013
OSPI Receives Grant to Help English Language Learners - 1/16/2013
ArtsTime Conference Brings Together Education Supporters From Around the State - 1/15/2013
New National Board Certified Teachers Announced - 1/8/2013
OSPI Releases Wellness Toolkit - 1/7/2013

 

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