Washington State House Democrats


Education Agenda for 2010

I just posted a bunch of entries on my blog (www.rosshunter.info) that are part of what needs to happen this year on the K-12 front. I broke it up so… READ MORE

Local School Levies

School districts are allowed to raise local levies to fund things that are not “basic education.” The state limits the amount they can raise to a percentage of the total… READ MORE

Race To The Top Funding

The Obama administration under Education Secretary Arne Duncan has made $4.35 billion available to districts that demonstrate they are making progress in four areas: Standards and Assessments Data Systems to… READ MORE

Education Funding in 2010

This will be a difficult year for short-term funding of education in Washington, and in almost all of the other states. In 2009 we cut everything that moved in the… READ MORE