Randy Dorn

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5:08 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Wash. Schools Chief Calls For Fewer High School Exit Exams

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Washington’s chief of K-12 education says the state’s high school students are required to take too many exit exams in order to graduate.

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11:41 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Randy Dorn: Over $4 Billion Needed For State Education Funding

Schools Chief Rand Dorn needs an additional $4.1 billion to fully fund K-12 education in Washington state.
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Washington lawmakers have a mandate from the State Supreme Court to fully fund basic K-12 education.  State School Superintendent Randy Dorn says that will cost taxpayers an additional $4.1 billion per year.

Dorn’s running unopposed for a second term as Superintendent of Public Instruction.  He joins David Hyde to talk about school funding, the debate over charter schools and other issues in education.