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May 6, 2014 at 7:03 AM

No Child Left Behind waiver: Charter schools might be the winners

In The Seattle Times’ editorial “State leaders should save federal education waiver” [Opinion, April 29], the editorial board blames the Washington Education Association (WEA), the teachers union, for the ending of the federal No Child Left Behind waiver because the union failed to cave to U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan’s unreasonable demand to…


Comments | More in Education | Topics: charter schools, Don Carmignani, Gov. Jay Inslee

February 20, 2014 at 7:05 AM

Teacher evaluations: Test students at beginning and end of instruction

In response to Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn’s call for state test scores as part of teacher evaluation: I am a science teacher in a middle school in Snohomish County [“Consider test scores in teacher evaluations,” Opinion, Feb. 13]. If the test scores used as part of my evaluation were from a pre-test…


Comments | More in Education | Topics: Randy Dorn, Scott Presho, Student test scores