Education

Education

UW makes top 10 list of world’s best universities

The University of Washington is the ninth best research university in the world according to the Center for World University Rankings. It ranked the top global universities in 227 subjects covering all academic disciplines based on research articles in the sciences and social sciences.

Politics & Government

GOP plan would result in less new money to schools than leaders said — and maybe higher taxes

Senate leaders boasted last week that their budget would put about $1.8 billion in new state money into K-12 schools in the next two years — a number that, on its surface, comes close to matching the $1.9 billion investment promised in a competing plan from House Democrats. But that Senate estimate doesn’t reflect the actual amount of new funding that would go to school districts.

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Olympia schools earn state awards

Jefferson Middle School is one of ten Olympia school honored with Washington Achievement Awards - the sixth year in a row for the westside Olympia middle school.
Tony Overman toverman@theolympian.com
Olympia schools earn state awards 2:24

Olympia schools earn state awards

Thurston County Sheriff's Office briefing on local school evacuation 1:56

Thurston County Sheriff's Office briefing on local school evacuation

Littlerock Elementary School under construction 1:45

Littlerock Elementary School under construction

Digital Media Class at Stewart Middle School 2:00

Digital Media Class at Stewart Middle School