Did you know one out of five people has a disability?

What do a water fountain, grass, and an old journal have in common? They all represent important vocabulary words in a new lesson from the Office of Education Ombuds (OEO) about Disability History Month, which happens...

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CORElaborate Teacher Leader: First Stop Kindergarten, Next Stop College

Note: The following blog post was originally published by Jill Woodruff on CORElaborateWA.org. Jill is a Kindergarten teacher at Alpac Elementary School in the Auburn School District. Later this month, Jill will be guest posting for a day...

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Educators: Looking for information to share with families?

for-families

Ready Washington seeks to be a resource for educators looking for information and materials about Washington’s learning standards, aligned assessments, and career pathway planning. We also hope that educators will use Ready WA as a...

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A Year in Review

Congratulations to Washington students and teachers for completing another school year! And special congratulations to the Class of 2018! Whether you are graduating from high school or a postsecondary institution or program, you should be incredibly proud...

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Science Education in WA: Learning with ‘Hands and Minds’

Walk into a science classroom at Cedarcrest Middle School in Marysville, and you will see hands-on, minds-on learning. Exploring concepts such as gravity, light, and energy happens with investigative projects where students ask questions, experiment,...

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Parent Voices: “Education Opens Doors”

Why do education and high expectations matter to Washington parents? “Freedom of education opens doors in the future,” said Brandon, a Kent School District parent. “Education and lifelong learning are going to get you where...

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