A candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction, State of Washington in the 2012 Washington Primary
City: Eatonville, WA
On this race:
Incumbent, 58, lives in Eatonville, is a former state representative, teacher and principal. He worked in first term to replace WASL and says he wants to continue reforms for higher standards and more accountability, fight for more education funding. Notable: Was chairman of House Education Committee during legislative service.
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- Web: randydorn2012.com
OLYMPIA — School administrators, teachers, middle school pupils and college students pleaded with a Senate panel to spare many of the programs on the chopping block in a budget fix proposed by Gov. Chris Gregoire. Some broke down in tears when they described state programs…
Washington students improved in all four areas measured on standardized tests compared with last year, results released Tuesday by the state Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction show. This was the first year results were announced for new end-of-course exams for students in algebra and geometry. The results: 66 percent passed Algebra 1 and 73 percent passed geometry. This year’s sophomores have to pass one of those tests to graduate; freshmen must pass both.