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Education Reform - Supt of Public Instruction

Education Reform includes a variety of programs to assist districts in reforming the way they educate children. The following examples describe a few of the many types of programs included in this section. Educational Technology increases the relevancy and quality of student learning through the application of computer technology and telecommunications. This is fostered by the Educational Technology Unit in the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, which administers and manages the state educational technological initiatives. The statewide testing program focuses on the Essential Academic Learning Requirements, which are Washington's content standards, and provides broad achievement indicators for the state, districts, schools, and individual students. This information helps districts and schools refine instructional practices and focus curriculum. Tests administered statewide include assessments for reading, writing, math, and science and an alternative assessment for special education students. Other programs that focus on staff, professional development, and school improvement efforts are also included in Education Reform.
Request 395,895,000
Net change from current biennium 145,564,877 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 58.1% Increase

Program Level Summary

Fund Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
General Fund - Federal 41,908,318 40,976,608 12,969,639 49,010,000 47,584,000
General Fund - Private/Local 592,613 304,044 33,381 723,000 727,000
General Fund - State 129,185,012 122,534,229 71,992,020 144,896,000 150,554,000
Education Legacy Trust Account - State 815,430 795,253 52,315 817,000 819,000
Pension Funding Stabilization Account - State 384,000 60,296 382,000 383,000
Miscellaneous Program Account - Nonappropriated 1,426,908 228,338
Annual Total 173,928,280 165,222,471 85,107,652 195,828,000 200,067,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
11,077,260 3.5% (79,500,773) (24.1%) 145,564,877 58.1%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2016-17 Actual 2017-18 Estimated 2018-19 Estimated 2019-20 Proposed 2020-21 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 82.6 76.7 75.7 34.7 44.7