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

Legislative Assembly Update

Written by Roslyn Reeps, please send any questions to advocate [at] stillwaterptsa [dot] org

Washington State PTA has been a leading voice for children in Washington for more than 112 years, advocating for the health, safety, well-being and education for ... Read the rest

Joint Select Committee on Article IX Litigation

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 ... Read the rest

Education Funding Changes Signed into Law

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
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2017-2018 Legislative Session Update

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 ... Read the rest