STEM Education

Washington Superintendent delays state tests to Fall 2021

OLYMPIA, Wash. — On Wednesday afternoon, the Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) announced that state assessments will not be administered in the Spring semester as usual. Instead, Superintendent Chris Reykdal will delay tests for the 2020-21…

Washington educators are now eligible to be vaccinated

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Earlier today, President Joe Biden assured the country that there would be enough vaccine doses to innoculate all American adults by the end of May. During that address, he urged state leaders to provide vaccinations for teachers,…

Yakima schoolteacher named finalist for presidential award

YAKIMA, Wash. — First-grade teacher Julie Fry of Yakima's Roosevelt Elementary is no stranger to the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). She's been nominated for the award on numerous occasions in her longstanding tenure in…