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.
Statewide results show 34% of Washington’s public schools are low performing
The Washington State Public School Achievement Index: State leaders call for grading schools A through F
Liv Finne, Director, Center for Education, February, 2013
McCleary Court Did Not Blindly Order Boost in Education Spending; Reforms Are Needed to Help Children Learn
Paul Guppy, Vice President for Research, February, 2013
Recently, the Early Learning and K–12 Education Committee, under the open-minded leadership of Sen. Steve Litzow (R-Mercer Island), heard revealing testimony on how best to fund our schools.