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McCleary school funding hearing set for Sept. 3, TVW will carry live

Washington Supreme Court The Washington Supreme Court is ordering lawyers for the state to appear before justices next week to explain why the Legislature should not be held in contempt for failing to provide a complete plan for funding education. TVW will cover the hearing live on television at 2 p.m. on Sept. 3. Continue reading McCleary school funding hearing set for Sept. 3, TVW will carry live

Test scores hold steady, but majority of schools fail to meet federal standards

Statewide school test scores released Wednesday show students are performing about the same on math and reading tests as in previous years. More than 90 percent of students in the class of 2014 passed graduation tests, the same as last year. But about 1,900 schools in Washington -- or 88 percent -- are not meeting adequate yearly progress under federal standards, and are considered failing. The state must comply with federal No Child Left Behind standards this year after losing its waiver. Continue reading Test scores hold steady, but majority of schools fail to meet federal standards
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