Divided Spokane City Council censures mayor over appearance at worship event

(The Center Square) – A divided Spokane City Council voted 4-3 Monday night to censure Mayor Nadine Woodward for her brief on-stage appearance at a large Christian worship gathering last… Read More

September 28, 2023
State not solely responsible for school construction, WA Supreme Court rules

(The Center Square) – The Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the state is not constitutionally obligated to provide monies for capital construction projects to local school districts at the same level… Read More

September 8, 2023
Public Education
Washington state teachers’ unions strike as school starts, forcing closures

Two teachers’ unions in Washington are on strike, preventing nearly 30,000 students from starting school. Roughly 450 educators from the Camas School District began to strike on Monday over teacher pay… Read More

September 1, 2023
Voters may shut down public library in Washington state over its refusal to remove controversial books at residents’ request

Voters in a rural county in Washington state will decide in November whether to shutter a public library after staff refused to remove LGBT books to which the public objected. Read More

August 18, 2023
Seattle Public Schools offers free gender-reassignments for middle and high school students through clinics

Two health centers in Seattle Public Schools with ties to the political Black Panther Party are offering free gender-reassignment medications to children as young as 11. The Meany Health Center… Read More

August 7, 2023
Judge rules against church in lawsuit over Washington law requiring abortion coverage in health plans

(The Center Square) – A U.S. District judge has ruled against a Washington church concerning a 2018 law requiring all health plans to include abortion coverage, reversing a 2021 9th… Read More

August 1, 2023
Public Education
Seattle school clinics to offer free sex-change treatments to kids as young as 11

Two Seattle public schools are offering children as young as 11 free “gender affirming care,” while instructing staff to hide the gender dysphoria from parents. Alex Nester, an investigative fellow… Read More

July 18, 2023
Public Education
Report: Most Washington colleges offer poor reading teacher training programs

(The Center Square) – Washington’s universities got the equivalent of a bad report card in a new study released by the National Council on Teacher Quality evaluating 700 teacher training… Read More

June 23, 2023
Public Education
Washington schools among those experimenting with year-round school

(The Center Square) – With schools out for the summer, students and staff may not know how many days are left before going back to class. But some schools are… Read More

June 19, 2023
Parent org tracks thousands of schools that advise teachers on how to hide gender transitions from parents

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Parents Defending Education (PDE), a parental rights organization, has identified thousands of school districts which have policies that advise employees on how to keep a… Read More

June 15, 2023
Gov. Inslee raises Pride flag at the Washington State Capitol campus

(The Center Square) – The Pride flag is now flying over the Washington State Capitol campus in Olympia. Several members of the LGBTQ community – as well as Sen. Emily… Read More

June 2, 2023
Biden’s ed department tells nation’s schools to go back to race-based discipline

(The Daily Signal) – The school year is over, but a new race-based missive from Washington will loom over teachers and students all summer. Just before Memorial Day, federal education… Read More

June 2, 2023
Washington school gave elementary kids sex ed lesson pushing puberty blockers

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A Washington school district allegedly gave elementary school kids a sexual education lesson that pushed puberty blockers and introduced students to preferred pronouns, according to… Read More

June 2, 2023
Public Education
Washington collects $600 million more in taxes than lawmakers said they would for schools

(The Center Square) – The state of Washington collected nearly $600 million more in capital gains tax than expected for its schools. When legislators passed the state budget for 2023 to… Read More

June 1, 2023
Report on Washington’s Office of Equity director: Racial bias, Avengers, and instructions from God

(The Center Square) – Dr. Karen Johnson was let go earlier this month as Washington state’s first director of the Office of Equity following an internal investigation finding she engaged… Read More

June 1, 2023
Washington state passes law that allows minors to transition genders without parental consent

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a law that allows minors with gender dysphoria to make medical decisions on transition medical treatment without parental consent, reports… Read More

May 12, 2023
Washington bill allowing government to ‘hide your kid from you’ clears House

(The Center Square) – The Washington House has passed a bill allowing shelters to keep runaway juveniles from their parents to get an abortion and/or gender surgeries that include… Read More

April 14, 2023
Public Education
Seattle Public Schools overspent $67.5M through February

(The Center Square) – Seattle Public Schools spent $67.5 million more in expenditures than it received in revenue streams through February 2023, as school officials address a steep budget… Read More

April 3, 2023
Public Education
Seattle Schools will not consolidate next year despite deficit and budget cuts

(The Center Square) – Seattle Public Schools is working on its upcoming budget to address a $131 million deficit, but no consolidation of schools will occur in the 2023-24… Read More

March 22, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Washington teacher says kids need to be shielded from ‘Christo-fascist’ parents

Social media erupted over the weekend when a Washington state teacher said that too many students are unsafe from what she called their “Christo-fascist’ parents. Auburn School District… Read More

February 28, 2023