Stillwater Elementary PTA  2.16.24   •   Serving Duvall & Carnation, WA   •     Riverview School District

Legislative Advocacy

Keep in the Know

PTA WEBSITES:
Riverview PTSA Council 2.16   (Facebook page)
Riverview Council Legislative Chair - Kim Lisk, kimlisk@comcast.net
WA State PTA
        Region 2 Legislative Chair - Erica Kapur, rlc2@wastatepta.org
        Washington State Legislative Director - Duncan Taylor, ptalegdir@wastatepta.org
National PTA

Joint Select Committee on Article IX Litigation

September 18, 2018

Last legislative session, the Joint Select Committee on Article IX Litigation unanimously approved a report to the Supreme Court describing the 2018 session’s accomplishments towards meeting the McCleary lawsuit. Two major elements of the 16-page report include expediting educator salaries to the 2018-19 school year and establishing a $105 million “penalty account,” which is the […]

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Education Funding Changes Signed into Law

September 18, 2018

In March of last year, Governor Inslee signed E2SSB 6362, the “fixes” to last session’s EHB 2242 on education funding.  This law: Moves salaries to the 2018-19 school year for CIS, CLS, and CAS, as defined in the budget. (Section 202; For 2018-19 school year, the budget would increase the statewide minimum salary allocation to […]

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2017-2018 Legislative Session Update

September 17, 2018

Here’s updates on the 2018 WSPTA legislative priorities: • Social and Emotional Learning–HB1377 passed the Legislature this year, and was signed by Governor Inslee on March 22, 2018 (http://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2017-18/Pdf/Bills/Session%20Laws/House/1377-S2.SL.pdf#page=1). The bill defines certain school employee positions, such as social workers and psychologists, and directs districts with more than 2,000 students to set aside at least […] Read More >>