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.
Liv Finne, Director, Center for Education, April, 2014
Liv Finne, Director, Center for Education, March, 2014
Executives at Washington’s public teachers union (the WEA) announced recently that gaining access to greater pay increases was their primary lobbying goal for 2014 — not raising student test scores, closing the achievement gap, or improving low graduation rates.
Liv Finne, Director, Center for Education, June, 2014
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.
Liv Finne, Director, Center for Education, May, 2014
Last week was National Charter School Week and Mother’s Day. What better gift could we have given to the mothers of children in Washington state than to drop the ongoing effort to stop kids from attending a charter school?