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
Michael Goldberg for the WA State Wire May 15, 2020 David Schumacher, Director of the Washington Office of Financial Management (OFM) sent a memo to state agency directors this week asking that they identify options for savings from their FY 2021 operating budget...
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Other news from around the country
- More career services offices are planning for a hybrid fall termBut uncertainty continues as colleges weigh reopening campuses amid the pandemic and some employers are in a holding pattern. ... read more2 hours ago
- Ellensburg students plan Monday afternoon march to honor George Floyd and protest police brutalityEllensburg High School students expect several hundred people to participate in the march Monday afternoon. ... read more5 hours ago
- Educators call for schools to be ‘safe havens’ against racismCalifornia state Superintendent Tony Thurmond is among the state and district leaders condemning the killing of George Floyd and saying schools must to do more to address racial bias. ... read more6 hours ago
- College leaders call out racial inequities as protests roil the nationPresidents acknowledged several racist acts to make headlines in recent weeks and offered resources to their campuses following the unrest. ... read more7 hours ago
- Tracking how the coronavirus is impacting school districtsFrom the distance learning shift to impacts on school budgets, we’re collecting news, analysis and insight on K-12's response to the pandemic. ... read more9 hours ago
- Habitats, baking blogs, shoebox theater: The projects capping the COVID-19 school yearTeachers dedicated to the project-based approach have found that with remote learning, “there’s a larger range of what you’re willing to work through.” ... read more9 hours ago
- Hoping to stave learning loss, some districts allow students to retain devices over summerStudents having devices in hand when school begins in the fall will also make it easier to begin remotely if necessary. ... read more10 hours ago
- West Virginia governor moves to allow youth sports with fans11 hours ago
- Teacher says he was forced to resign over racist allegations11 hours ago
- SC school details discussed as COVID-19 cases climb11 hours ago
- Teen essential workers juggle work, e-learning amid pandemic11 hours ago
- Virginia DJ gives students their moment to shine on air11 hours ago
- Schools nationwide brace for cuts from new financial crisis11 hours ago
- E-Learning at Indiana schools brings an unexpected switch11 hours ago
- UK eases more lockdown restrictions to a wary nation11 hours ago