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Getting to the Core of the State’s New School Funding Model

A complex new school funding model was implemented by the Washington State legislature in 2018, following the state Supreme Court ruling that Washington had not been meeting its paramount duty to fully fund basic education for decades.

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The Legislature has made great strides in increasing funding for education, for which we are thankful.  The state must continue to adjust the funding system to match student needs today -- particularly student wellness, safety, special education and equitable access to modern school facilities.

2019 Classified School Employee of the Year. Nominate Onlin

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) is now accepting nominations for the 2019 PSESD Classified School Employee of the Year. This annual award recognizes and honors the work of school and district classified staff. PSESD’s Regional Classified School Employee of the Year will serve as one of nine finalists for OSPI’s annual statewide award, which will be announced in the spring.

2018 School of Distinction Banner

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) is celebrating the 2018 School of Distinction (SOD) awards in our region. A total of 26 schools in 10 districts have earned this distinctive honor this year.