State and National Education News
Recent news updates from a variety of sources here in Washington and around the country.
Highlights in the News from WFIS
While many school districts have been collaborating with their local health departments, others are citing privacy concerns and refusing to release any information for fear of violating the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) laws. But privacy experts are crying foul, saying neither law applies in this case.
The Washing State Wire has announced it is hosting a virtual debate between the general election candidates for Superintendent of Public Instruction. The 2020 OSPI General Election Debate is scheduled for Tuesday September 17th from 7-8pm and advance registration is...
THE NEWS TRIBUNE EDITORIAL BOARD The constant twists and turns of the COVID-19 crisis are more than South Sound schools bargained for, more than they budgeted for and certainly more than they can afford to navigate on their own. When summer vacation ends in a few...
Other education news from around WA state
Washington State OSPI
Northwest Association of Independent Schools
- Eastside Catholic Announces National Merit Scholarship Commended Students
- Cascades Academy and Central Oregon STEM Hub Develop Official Partnership
- NWAIS is Hiring a Community Engagement and Event Coordinator, Apply Today!
- The Northwest School Selects New Leader
- Eastside Catholic Announces National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
Washington State Wire Education News
Washington State Legislative Bill Tracker
Other education news from around the US
- State community college leaders say more federal aid is crucial
- Ahead of his departure, Cal State Chancellor Tim White talks coronavirus, fall planning
- How are educators keeping young students engaged online?
- New York high school's nonprofit partnership has students tackle voter engagement
- Relationships, equity remain essential for curriculum to connect in remote learning