special education

WA Board of Education sets its priorities for next legislative session

BY: - October 11, 2023

The Washington State Board of Education on Wednesday adopted a legislative platform that prioritizes funding for equity initiatives and special education.  While the platform does not promote specific bills or budget requests for the upcoming legislative session starting January 2024, some priorities are connected to bills that the board believes will be up for consideration.  […]

Inslee axes special education study, drawing bipartisan rebuke

BY: - May 19, 2023

As the state prepares to boost funding for special education by $400 million in the next two years, the governor has angered lawmakers in both parties by nixing a study to see if students are receiving the services they are entitled to. Lawmakers wanted a performance audit of Washington’s system of providing special education to […]