Brett Davis

Washington state gets failing grade on education freedom report card

(The Center Square) – Washington state is ranked No. 43 out of all 50 states and the District of Columbia in a new “Education Freedom…

Telemedicine abortions up in Washington state

(The Center Square) – Telemedicine seems set to play a crucial role for women seeking abortions, now that the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned Roe v.…

Washington think tank highlights consequences of pandemic-era remote learning

(The Center Square) – The free market Washington Policy Center think tank on Tuesday released a study that says the state’s closure of schools in response to…

Washington superintendent, think tank tangle over ed testing ‘exit’ remarks

(The Center Square) – Is Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal trying to cancel some state assessments of student learning? That’s what the Washington…

Washington expects lower K-12 enrollment, rising costs through 2025

(The Center Square) – K-12 enrollment is expected to remain below 2016 levels through at least 2025, according to the Washington State Caseload Forecast Council’s June…

New Washington laws on guns, shooter drills, abortion take effect Thursday

(The Center Square) – Dovetailing with the hot-button issues of gun violence and abortion in the news recently, several bills passed by the Washington State…

Teachers union urges Washington Supreme Court to uphold capital gains tax

(The Center Square) – The Washington Education Association has filed a brief with the state Supreme Court that calls for opening the door to the…

Washington state school district under fire for discipline policy that considers students’ race

(The Center Square) – A Washington state school board’s recent adoption of a “culturally responsive” student discipline policy that considers a student’s race before deciding…

Washington spends $18,175 per student, according to new budget numbers

(The Center Square) – Average per-student funding in Washington state is $18,175, according to new 2021-2022 school year budget numbers from fiscal.wa.gov, the state’s revenue…