K-12 Edcuation

Education
3:32 pm
Wed April 11, 2012

K-12 health insurance deal may not rein in costs

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington state lawmakers have approved changes to health insurance benefits for K-12 school employees that will improve transparency and help those who pay the most for coverage but may not bring down costs.

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Education
9:44 am
Fri September 30, 2011

State school's chief defies Gregoire's request for list of cuts

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Washington schools chief Randy Dorn has defied a request by the governor to provide a list of new education budget cuts. Instead, Dorn sent Governor Chris Gregoire a letter that explains why he told his staff not to respond to her request.

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State Budget Crisis
1:17 pm
Wed November 24, 2010

Gregoire: eliminate state's Basic Health program for poor

Eliminating the state's health insurance program for the poor is on Governor Chris Gregoire's list of proposed budget cuts.  Her proposal also includes cuts to education programs benefiting gifted children and financial help for revenue-poor school districts.

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