WPC's Center for Education conducts objective research and makes practical policy recommendations to improve Washington State's ability to carry out its paramount duty to educate every child within its borders.
Join Washington Policy Center again for our annual Statewide Solutions Summit Policy Conference coming this January 6th, 2015 in Tri-Cities!
The half-day conference and lunch will cover the following topics:
Join Washington Policy Center again for our annual Solutions Summit Policy Conference coming this January 7th, 2015 in Bellevue before the beginning of the important 2015 Legislative Session covering the topics:
This dynamic breakfast program featured Washington’s new charter school leaders, who will describe their plans to offer schoolchildren in the Puget Sound area the chance to attend a new charter school.
WPC Eastern Washington Education Breakfast: Introducing Eastern Washington’s First Public Charter School
As part of WPC’s Health and Education Series, the Eastern Washington Education Breakfast featured some of the state’s top educational leaders, giving attendees a behind the scenes look at the effort to bring Eastern Washington its first public charter school. From the district office to the classroom, attendees heard how some of our local children’s lives will be forever changed for the better by the decision of Washington voters to open public charter schools. This informative event attracted hundreds of educators, political leaders, small business owners and citizens who learned about and support education advancements for children in Eastern Washington.
Washington Policy Center is pleased to co-present this education lunch event with Stand for Children, Washington.
Join us in welcoming Geoffrey Canada, president and CEO of the Harlem Children’s Zone and passionate education advocate, to Seattle for Stand for Children's "Changing the Odds" lunch.
Washington Policy Center is pleased to co-present Seattle CityClub's event, "A Conversation with Michelle Rhee," on Tuesday, February 19th.
Panel discussion on Charter Schools begins at 6pm, and the movie starts at 7pm. No RSVP necessary. Tickets are available at the box office for $10 and seating is limited, first come first serve.
WPC’s Center for Education welcomed Rob Stein, Principal of Manual High School (Denver, CO) as our keynote speaker. Dr. Stein discussed both the Innovation Schools Act as well as his experiences with the newly passed legislation. WPC views Innovation Schools as a model to reform education in our state. Dr. Stein was introduced by Manual High graduate and former Seattle Mayor Norman Rice.