Stories tagged: Randy Dorn
Wed., Aug. 18, 2010, 5:21 p.m.
Math, science teachers get paid less than others in Wash.
Lawmakers and other Washington state officials have talked a lot about focusing more on science and math education, but researchers at the University of Washington have found that despite this …
Thu., June 17, 2010, midnight
Scores slip with new Washington state test
For the third year in a row, more than 90 percent of high school seniors passed Washington’s reading and writing assessment tests required for graduation. Scores dropped slightly in writing …
Wed., June 2, 2010, 10:43 a.m.
Washington to adopt new national education standards
Washington’s superintendent of public instruction says he will review the new national education standards for the next month before provisionally adopting them.
Tue., June 1, 2010, 2:31 p.m.
9 of 10 school districts sign on for Race to the Top
Nearly 9 out of 10 school districts in Washington have signed on to an application to win as much as $250 million in federal money through a program known as …
Fri., May 28, 2010, 3:57 p.m.
Wash. may not get any more school stimulus dollars
The director of Gov. Chris Gregoire’s Washington, D.C., office hopes a visit home will influence members of Congress to think again about sending more money to public schools to avoid …
Mon., May 3, 2010, 12:04 p.m.
Dorn drives after DUI thanks to breath-test device
State schools Superintendent Randy Dorn received an automatic 90-day driver’s license suspension when he pleaded guilty last month to drunken driving. But that doesn’t mean he can’t drive.
Mon., May 3, 2010, 8:29 a.m.
New statewide ed tests next week, some on computer
Online testing begins this week for some Washington students in grades six through eight. The new Measures of Student Progress — the tests replacing the WASL in the younger grades …
Tue., April 6, 2010, 7:47 a.m.
Washington schools chief serving DUI day
Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn has been booked into the Buckley Jail in Pierce County to serve his one-day sentence for drunken driving.
Tue., April 6, 2010, midnight
Editorial: Dorn could have set even better example
The head of Washington state’s public school system is logging a day in detention this week. That’s one way to look at the 24 hours in jail imposed on Randy …
Fri., April 2, 2010, 1:25 p.m.
Superintendent Dorn pleads guilty to DUI charge
Superintendent Randy Dorn has pleaded guilty to one count of drunk driving and will serve one day in jail.
Thu., March 25, 2010, 10:19 a.m.
Wash. schools chief apologizes after DUI arrest
Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn issued a written apology Thursday for actions that led to his arrest in Orting over the weekend.
Wed., March 24, 2010, 5:26 p.m.
Report: Dorn smelled of alcohol, failed sobriety tests
Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn has been charged with one count of driving under the influence.
Tue., March 23, 2010, 9:54 a.m.
Dorn arrested in Orting under suspicion of DUI
Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn was arrested over the weekend for suspicion of driving under the influence, his office confirmed Tuesday.
Thu., Nov. 19, 2009, 12:10 p.m.
Governor opposes delay in WASL math and science
Gov. Chris Gregoire says she opposes state schools chief Randy Dorn’s proposal to delay the requirement for students to pass state math and science tests to graduate.
Wed., July 29, 2009, 10:33 a.m.
Study: Students, teachers have learned from WASL
It may be the most hated test in Washington history. But the Washington Assessment of Student Learning also has contributed to student achievement and has helped teachers focus on state …
Fri., June 12, 2009, midnight
Statewide testing still in limbo
SEATTLE – State schools Superintendent Randy Dorn wants another delay in the math and science requirements for high school graduation. The state Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction is …
Thu., April 16, 2009, midnight
Deal close on Washington school-funding overhaul
OLYMPIA – In an eleventh-hour push, education advocates are calling on lawmakers and the governor to update the decades-old rule that spells out what the state should pay for in …
Thu., Feb. 5, 2009, 3:08 p.m.
9th grade optional WASL canceled
SEATTLE — State schools officials are canceling the 9th grade optional Washington Assessment of Student Learning.
Thu., Jan. 22, 2009, midnight
WASL’s days numbered
Washington schoolchildren may have to find something new to hate. A week after taking office, the state’s newly elected top educator is making good on a campaign promise, saying he’ll …
Wed., Jan. 21, 2009, 12:19 p.m.
WASL gets the boot
Washington schoolchildren will have to find something new to hate.