Washington state learning standards are developed by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) based on the definition of basic education as defined by the legislature.
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
The U.S. Department of Education approved Washington’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Consolidated Plan on January 16, 2018. Submitted on September 18, 2017, the plan outlines how our state, in concert with our local districts, will improve learning for each and every student in Washington.
To learn more about ESSA in Washington state, visit the OSPI ESSA website.