Inslee aims to connect kids directly to careers with new apprenticeship and education initiative

Governor’s office launches fellowship to honor Ruth Woo

The office of Gov.

Statement from Inslee regarding House passage of education funding bill

“I appreciate the House passing their bill today and providing a thoughtful proposal for discussion as budget negotiations begin.

"Their approach will help us recruit and retain great teachers and close the opportunity gap.

Gov. Jay Inslee today delivered his inaugural address with an impassioned call for legislators to finish the job of fully funding education this year

Governor releases plan to fully fund basic education, promote strategies to recruit great teachers and support struggling students

Washington leaders announce $2.7 million federal grant to increase apprenticeship opportunities

OLYMPIA – Hundreds of Washington workers will have opportunities for job-based apprenticeships, thanks to a new $2.7 million federal grant the state will receive over the next 18 months. Washington state and federal leaders announced today that the U.S.

Inslee selected to lead governors’ education committee for second time

Inslee announces $16.3 million in AmeriCorps funding

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced that Washington has been awarded $16.3 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service.

Inslee statement on guidance from the Obama administration to ensure the civil rights of transgender students

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee today released a statement on guidance from the Obama administration to ensure the civil rights of transgender students.

Inslee signs updated bipartisan budget with wildfire and mental health funding, says next big lift on education remains

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee today signed the 2016 supplemental budget, which makes modest adjustments to the state’s current two-year budget.

Inslee names Scott McCallum superintendent of Washington State School for the Blind

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today named Scott McCallum superintendent of the Washington State School for the Blind in Vancouver.

Inslee signs bill to continue expansion of educational opportunities for homeless children

SEATTLE – Gov. Jay Inslee today signed a bill into law that will continue to boost educational outcomes for homeless children. He was joined by housing advocates, students and legislators at McKinley Elementary in Tacoma which has a large number of homeless students.

Inslee signs bills to continue expansion of educational opportunities for all children

SEATTLE – Gov. Jay Inslee today signed two bills into law that will continue to boost educational outcomes for foster youth and take additional steps toward closing the opportunity gap for students of color and English language learners. 

Inslee signs first bill of the session, ensures continued bipartisan collaboration on education funding

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today signed his first bill of the 2016 session, a bill ensuring continued bipartisan collaboration on full funding for basic education.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding Senate passage of education funding legislation

“It is great news to see that both the House and Senate have passed legislation with bipartisan support to ensure we continue the necessary next steps towards fully funding our schools. These bills are based on the recommendations from the bipartisan workgroup I convened last year.

Statement from Inslee regarding House passage of education funding bill

“Today’s strong bipartisan vote in the state House of Representatives demonstrates the commitment of legislators to work together towards meeting the state’s obligation to fully fund our schools.

Legislators introduce bipartisan plan for taking next steps on K-12 funding reforms

Members of the bipartisan work group convened by Gov.

Inslee proposes “modest, responsible” updates to state budget; calls for action to begin addressing statewide teacher shortage

Gov. Jay Inslee today proposed his 2016 supplemental budget that makes modest adjustments to the current 2015–17 budget. The adjustments primarily pay for caseload increases, emergency responses to wildfires and urgent mental health needs.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee on passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act

“Passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act is a significant achievement that will better empower Washington state to ensure all students have access to a high-quality education.

Nation's Governors Endorse Every Student Succeeds Act

In advance of the House and Senate votes on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the National Governors Association (NGA) today announced its full endorsement of the bill.

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