10 reasons religious education belongs in school

Learning about religion is a necessity to grasp world history, politics and the diversity of cultures.  The scope of benefits to learning about religion might shift the status quo thinking about the place religious education could have in American schools. Discover 10...
New Guidelines on Added Sugar

New Guidelines on Added Sugar

The American Heart Association announced this August that kids should consume no more than six teaspoons (about 100 calories) of added sugar a day.  The AHA data also revealed that the average child currently consumes 80 grams of sugar every day—about 19 teaspoons,...

Private School Advisory Committee

The Private School Advisory Committee (PSAC), made up of Principals and Superintendents from diverse types of private schools, advises OSPI on issues that affect private schools.  PSAC met on April 26 with leadership from OSPI, the State Board of Education (SBE) and...