UPDATE: This post has been corrected to accurately reflect the graduation requirements under HB 5. Yesterday I wrote about the Washington Post’s editorial on the changing graduation requirements that are working their way through the Legislature. I received a call yesterday from Tom Luce, who had read my post and wanted to comment on it. […]
It isn’t often that a major national newspaper shines a light on a state’s educational system, but this is what the Washington Post’s editorial board did on April 7.
After the flap between Comptroller Strayhorn and the state leadership in 2003, in which she threatened not to certify the state budget, the Legislature reacted by moving the state performance review from the Comptroller’s office to the Legislative Budget Board. The LBB has just come out with its new report. It is much more wonkish […]