2019 Legislative Session Update

Mar 4, 2019 is the 49th day of the 105 day legislative session. Last week legislators heard dozens of bills before last Friday’s fiscal committee cutoff. The House Appropriations Committee heard nearly 30 bills on both Monday and Tuesday and on Wednesday scheduled a...

2019 Legislative Session – Week 3

Summary 1/28/19 begins week three of the 2019 Legislative Session. We’ve seen hundreds of bills introduced. Additional Resources: To get up to speed, check out WSSDA’s legislative update from week 2 now available here.The Opening Day Special Edition TWIO is now...

Summary of 2018-19 AESD Computer Science Grant

In summary each ESD will receive $20,150 to do the work around the grant. This will include the following overall outcomes: Three statewide convenings of regional ESD CS leaders and the support of OSPI to discuss regional and statewide efforts/partnerships and how...

2018 Legislative Session – Week Eight

Supplemental Operating Budgets Released House Democrats released their 2018 supplemental budget proposal Tuesday- it does not fund early teacher salaries and would cut property taxes in 2019 and 2020 using the money from the increase in the revenue forecast. The...