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Heading in the right direction

Thanks to our Legislature, Washington state is heading in the right direction on education funding.

With the House budget released on Friday and the Senate budget released yesterday, we see our Legislature stepping up to the challenge of funding the full continuum of public education in our sta…

Korsmo’s Weekly Roundup: March 30

It was wonderful to see so many of you last Thursday at our breakfast! Thank you to those who made it—I hope you found the event as inspiring as I did. A huge thank you to our speakers, Dr. Elson S. Floyd, President of WSU; Dr. Jill Wakefield, Chancellor of Seattle Colleges; Frank Blethen, Publish…

Kaysiana and Midheta share their stories

The College Bound Scholarship Program was established by our Legislature eight years ago. College Bound provides scholarships to low-income and foster care students who enroll in middle school, keep their grades up, and stay out of trouble.

More than 212,000 students have signed up, and the progr…