K-12 Edcuation http://www.kplu.org en K-12 health insurance deal may not rein in costs http://www.kplu.org/post/k-12-health-insurance-deal-may-not-rein-costs <p>OLYMPIA, Wash. &mdash; Washington state lawmakers have approved changes to health insurance benefits for K-12 school employees that will improve transparency and help those who pay the most for coverage but may not bring down costs.</p><p> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 22:32:15 +0000 The Associated Press 4725 at http://www.kplu.org State school's chief defies Gregoire's request for list of cuts http://www.kplu.org/post/state-schools-chief-defies-gregoires-request-list-cuts <p>OLYMPIA, Wash. &ndash; Washington schools chief Randy Dorn has defied a request by the governor to provide a list of new education budget cuts. Instead, Dorn sent Governor Chris Gregoire a letter that explains why he told his staff not to respond to her request.</p><p> Fri, 30 Sep 2011 16:44:41 +0000 Austin Jenkins 2770 at http://www.kplu.org Gregoire: eliminate state's Basic Health program for poor http://www.kplu.org/post/gregoire-eliminate-states-basic-health-program-poor <p>Eliminating the state's health insurance program for the poor is on Governor Chris Gregoire's list of proposed budget cuts.&nbsp; Her proposal also includes cuts to education programs benefiting gifted children and financial help for revenue-poor school districts. Wed, 24 Nov 2010 21:17:44 +0000 Gary Davis 215 at http://www.kplu.org Gregoire: eliminate state's Basic Health program for poor