News Releases for Education

December 11, 2012
Gov. Gregoire’s statement on Race to the Top win for King County districts

September 27, 2012
Gov. Gregoire appoints Jeremy Jaech to UW Board of Regents, reappoints Kristianne Blake

September 10, 2012
Gov. Gregoire launches 'Read Early, Read Often' campaign

December 13, 2011
Gov. Gregoire announces education reform proposals

September 21, 2011
Gregoire's statement on tentative agreement on Tacoma teacher strike

June 6, 2011
Gov. Gregoire signs higher education bills

May 10, 2011
Gov. Gregoire's statement on Bridgeport High School

May 2, 2011
Gov. Gregoire's statement on Bridgeport High School

February 1, 2011
Gregoire to push education reform before Legislature

January 5, 2011
Gov. Gregoire proposes strategies to create a seamless early learning to career education system

September 10, 2010
Gov. Gregoire’s statement on Education Jobs funding application

July 28, 2010
Gregoire forms Higher Education Funding Task Force

July 27, 2010
Joint statement on Race to the Top semi-finalists

June 1, 2010
Gov. Gregoire submits Washington's Race to the Top application

May 21, 2010
Washington Awarded $17.3 Million for Education Data System

May 19, 2010
Gov. Gregoire applauds local school districts for Racing to the Top

May 14, 2010
Gov. Gregoire appoints Tod Leiweke to WWU board of trustees

May 7, 2010
Gov. Gregoire announces Tacoma Public Schools to join Washington’s Race to the Top application

April 16, 2010
Gov. Gregoire announces first school district in Washington to join Race to the Top application

April 7, 2010
Washington’s Race to the Top begins; school districts across state urged to participate

March 29, 2010
Gov. Gregoire signs major education reform legislation into law

February 4, 2010
Gov. Gregoire’s statement on education funding lawsuit decision

January 18, 2010
Gov. Gregoire unveils education proposals

November 20, 2009
Gov. Gregoire announces plan to submit application for Race to the Top process

November 13, 2009
Gov. Gregoire’s statement on final Race to the Top guidelines

November 10, 2009
Gov. Gregoire highlights local schools meeting goals of Race to the Top initiative

October 15, 2009
Gov. Gregoire announces $1.5 million to support aerospace training programs

August 4, 2009
Gov. Gregoire appoints Jane Gutting to Quality Education Council

June 27, 2009
Gov. Gregoire speaks at Washington Youth Academy’s first graduation ceremony

May 27, 2009
Gov. Gregoire announces $672 million recovery funding for education, stabilization

April 15, 2009
Gov. Gregoire lauds federal recovery act funding for schools

April 7, 2009
Gov. Gregoire proposes funding sources for K-12, higher education

February 3, 2009
Gov. Gregoire unveils new budget calculator

November 24, 2008
Gov. Gregoire celebrates 10th anniversary of landmark tobacco settlement

April 9, 2008
Gov. Gregoire names Richard Hauan superintendent of Washington School for the Deaf

March 8, 2008
Gov. Gregoire meets with teachers, encourages National Board Certification

February 15, 2008
Gov. Gregoire’s statement on campus safety

January 29, 2008
Gov. Gregoire Announces Support for More Apprenticeship Programs

January 17, 2008
Gov. Gregoire Highlights Increase in Number of National Board Certified Teachers

January 15, 2008
Gov. Chris Gregoire: Let’s Work Together for Progress

January 10, 2008
Washington awarded grant for program aimed at worker education and training

December 19, 2007
Storm victims to get a break on college tuition

December 18, 2007
Building a Better Future for Washington Families: Gov. Gregoire Grows Savings, Increases Safety in 2008 Supplemental Budget

December 11, 2007
Governor Gregoire targets campus safety in her 2008 supplemental budget proposal

November 16, 2007
Governor Gregoire Announces “Running Start for the Trades” Grants for 14 Washington School Districts

November 16, 2007
Governor Gregoire Announces Eastern Washington Advisory Council

November 15, 2007
Governor Gregoire Statement on Apparent Passage of Simple Majority

November 15, 2007
Statement from Governor Gregoire on UW North Sound Campus

October 19, 2007
Governor Gregoire Announces Literacy Grants for Washington Families

October 18, 2007
Governor Gregoire, First Gentleman Invite “Happy Feet” Fans to Trick-or-Treat at the Mansion

October 1, 2007
Governor Gregoire Will Sue Federal Government Over SCHIP

September 17, 2007
Governor Gregoire Forms Task Force to Protect Washingtonians from National Mortgage Instability

September 14, 2007
Governor Gregoire Announces Appointments to College Boards of Trustees

September 7, 2007
Washington Awarded One of First-Ever National Math and Science Initiative Grants for AP and Pre-AP Courses

September 5, 2007
Governor Gregoire Announces Opportunity Grants for Low-Income Adults to Pursue College Education

August 30, 2007
Governor Gregoire Commends Students on Meeting Graduation Requirements and Preparing for College

August 28, 2007
Governor Gregoire Announces College and University Appointments

August 3, 2007
Governor Gregoire Announces Appointments to Task Force to Develop School Funding Plan

July 26, 2007
Governor Gregoire Announces Recipients of Historic Preservation Grants

July 5, 2007
Governor Gregoire to Promote Washington Products in Mexico

June 12, 2007
First Mike Completes 39-County Reading Tour

June 1, 2007
Gov. Gregoire Announces Six Counties to Receive Juvenile Justice Reform Grants from MacArthur Foundation

May 15, 2007
Making Changes Families Can Count On: Governor Gregoire Signs Budget to Invest in Education, Health Care and Jobs for Washington

May 14, 2007
Governor Gregoire Signs Legislation to Support Veterans and Their Families

May 10, 2007
Governor Gregoire Honors Andrea Peterson, National Teacher of the Year

May 9, 2007
Governor Gregoire Signs Legislation to Make Changes for a World-Class, Learner-Focused, Seamless Education System for Washington

May 9, 2007
Governor Gregoire Signs Legislation to Improve School Safety

May 8, 2007
Governor Gregoire Signs Legislation to Improve Math and Science Education

April 23, 2007
Governor Gregoire Discusses Education Accomplishments of the 2007 Legislative Session

April 22, 2007
Making Changes Families Can Count On
Governor Gregoire and Legislature Focus on Education, Demand Accountability and Results

April 20, 2007
Governor Gregoire Signs Legislation to Cap College Tuition

April 19, 2007
Governor Gregoire Signs Legislation that Supports Small Washington Farms

April 6, 2007
Governor Gregoire Announces Grants to Develop, Expand Washington Child Care Facilities

March 28, 2007
Governor Gregoire Appoints Clark County Business Leader to The Evergreen State College Board of Trustees

March 1, 2007
Washington 4th in Nation for Child Care Oversight

February 26, 2007
Statement from Governor Gregoire on Budget Recommendation by the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Education

February 16, 2007
Governor Gregoire Appoints Prescott Wheat Rancher to Washington State University Board of Regents

February 12, 2007
Governor Gregoire Seeks Protection for Children, Seniors Against Federal Budget Cuts

January 17, 2007
Governor Gregoire Unveils Next Washington Economic Strategy

December 19, 2006
Making Changes Families Can Count On: Governor Gregoire Makes Education Top Priority, Demands Accountability and Results

December 14, 2006
Making Changes Families Can Count On: Governor Gregoire Invests to Increase Rural Access to Qualified Medical Professionals

December 14, 2006
Making Changes Families Can Count On: Governor Gregoire Invests to Increase Access to Higher Education and Opportunities for Skill Development

November 27, 2006
Governor Gregoire and Superintendent Bergeson Propose Temporary Change in Math Graduation Requirement

November 13, 2006
Report Outlines Plan to Re-tool Education in Washington

October 16, 2006
Governor Gregoire Appoints WSU Alumnus, Clark County Business Leader to Washington State University Board of Regents

September 8, 2006
Statement from Governor Gregoire on WASL Scores

September 1, 2006
Governor Gregoire Announces Appointment of First Education Ombudsman

August 22, 2006
Governor Gregoire Announces Director of New Washington Department of Early Learning

August 15, 2006
Governor Gregoire Announces Colleges to Offer Opportunity Grants to Low-Income Adults

August 7, 2006
Governor Gregoire Appointed to Chair of Education, Early Education and Workforce Committee

July 28, 2006
Statement from Governor Gregoire on WSU President Lane Rawlins' Retirement

July 14, 2006
Governor Gregoire Announces College Boards of Trustees Appointments

June 27, 2006
Governor Gregoire Honored by Washington School Administrators with Golden Gavel Award

June 23, 2006
Governor Gregoire Appoints Interim Director of Workforce Training Board

June 21, 2006
Governor Gregoire Announces Grants to Washington Child Care Facilities

June 8, 2006
Statement from Governor Gregoire on Release of Washington Assessment of Student Learning Initial Results

June 7, 2006
Governor Gregoire with The Museum of Flight Launches Washington Aerospace Scholars

March 28, 2006
Governor Gregoire Signs Bill to Streamline Early Learning

March 22, 2006
Governor Gregoire Signs University Expansion Bill

March 21, 2006
Governor Gregoire Signs Bill Creating "Running Start for the Trades"

March 20, 2006
Governor Gregoire Signs Measure to Establish Customized Workforce Training

March 15, 2006
Governor Gregoire Signs Legislation Providing Collective Bargaining for Family Child Care Providers

March 13, 2006
Governor Gregoire Commends Washington Learns; Governor's Legislative Accomplishments In Line With Committee's Interim Report

February 10, 2006
Governor Gregoire Appoints Wine Industry Leader to WSU Board of Regents

February 7, 2006
Governor Gregoire Appointed to Vice Chair of Education, Early Education and Workforce Committee by National Governors Association

January 30, 2006
Gov. Gregoire Announces Appointments to State Board of Education

January 18, 2006
Gov. Gregoire's Testimony for the Early Learning Legislation

January 17, 2006
Gov. Gregoire and Community Leaders Announce Partnership for Quality Learning

December 14, 2005
Gov. Gregoire: Help All Students Meet Graduation Standards

December 12, 2005
Gov. Gregoire: Washington's Youngest Citizens Deserve a Better Chance at Learning