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.
Chris Cargill, Eastern Washington Office Director, February, 2011
Spokane's Spokesman-Review published this column on February 27, 2011.
In 2005, the Washington state Legislature gave the state Board of Education a task: Find out if public schools are making the grade. The results are in, and they show school officials have some homework to do.
Liv Finne, Director, WPC's Center for Education, February, 2011
New research released by Washington Policy Center, a non-partisan public policy research think tank based in Seattle, provides key facts for the Lake Washington School District. Education budgets in Washington State are at historic highs, reaching $10,200 per student statewide. Average teacher pay in this area is $58,981.
Paul Guppy, Vice President for Research, February, 2011