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
- Watch our LEVinar on Fostering First Steps Toward Racial HealingHistorically, the race conversation and topic are treacherous waters to navigate and the ‘colorblind’ approach has robbed us of the framework, language, and power to effectively address and dismantle it. In this webinar, TED speaker and Brownicity.com creator Dr. Lucretia Berry, author of What LIES Between Us: Fostering First Steps Towards Racial ... read more7 hours ago
- FCC Commissioner and Former Ed. Secretary: We Need a National Policy on Internet AccessWe can close the gap in home-internet connectivity for students, but we must act now, urge Jessica Rosenworcel and John B. King Jr. ... read more8 hours ago
- More colleges consider across-the-board cuts, survey findsA new poll from the Association of American of Colleges and Universities tracks how campus leaders are handling the coronavirus crisis. ... read more9 hours ago
- Board of Education races draw attention after COVID-19 vote10 hours ago
- South Dakota gets $6.8 million for education during COVID-1910 hours ago
- Wisconsin’s Democratic governor endorses Biden for president11 hours ago
- 260 Gwinnett school employees out because of coronavirus11 hours ago
- Indiana school temporarily closes after positive virus test11 hours ago
- Mexico’s school year to begin with instruction on television11 hours ago
- U of Arizona to buy Ashford, setting up a new online armThe public university will pay 19.5% of the entity’s tuition and fee revenue to Zovio for 15 years. ... read more16 hours ago
- Indiana student, school staff member test positive for virus19 hours ago
- Maine recommends reopening schools, cites low virus risks19 hours ago
- Board OKs online-only school start for Philadelphia students19 hours ago
- Court orders release of teen detained over schoolwork19 hours ago
- Some teachers can skip post-travel quarantine this fall19 hours ago