Deciphering Washington State’s New Report Card

Deciphering Washington State’s New Report Card

February 18, 2019

According to Neal Morton at the Seattle Times, late last year, Washington state “released new school report cards online for parents and guardians to see how well their children’s schools performed.” But the “website broke.” The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction then “stabilized its servers sometime after the new year, putting the state in line with new transparency rules under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act.” But family advocates worry that parents will have trouble navigating the data available, which “convinced Education Lab to share exactly how to explore, and make sense of, the newly overhauled report cards.”