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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.

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The Public School Accountability Index

February 11, 2011 in In the News
Insider Online (Heritage Foundation)
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Insider Online (Heritage Foundation)
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Monday, February 7, 2011

Most Whatcom County schools "good" according to 2010 Achievement Index

February 10, 2011 in In the News
Bellingham Herald
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Bellingham Herald
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Wednesday, February 9, 2011

School district official claims community doesn't support schools

February 9, 2011 in Blog

Two Spokane-area school district bonds were rejected by voters on Tuesday, prompting a local school district official to make a disappointing assertion.

Voters in the Mead School District said no to a $49 million bond by a 48-52% margin.

The Central Valley School District put a $69 million bond before voters to build a new school and renovate aging schools, but it also failed, by a 46-54% margin.