Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction


Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
Old Capitol building; home to OSPI

The Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, or OSPI is the state education agency for the State of Washington. The agency is bound by the Washington State Legislature to implement state laws regarding education, including the 1993 education reform act which mandated the controversial WASL standards based assessment. The current Superintendent of Public Instruction is Randy Dorn.

The agency is headquartered in the Old Capitol Building in Olympia.[1]

See also

  • State department of education

References

  1. ^ "Contact Us." Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. Retrieved on June 16, 2009.

External links



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