Education (K-12)

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Title Issues Type Bill No. Created Keywords
2021 Session Review: Education Education K-12 Session review HB 1028 , HB 1121 , HB 1139 , HB 1176 , HB 1195 , HB 1208 , HB 1214 , HB 1295 , HB 1356 , HB 1365 , HB 1426 , SB 5044 , and SB 5299 May 21, 2021 Charter schools, Computer science, COVID-19/corona, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Graduation requirements, Institutional education, K-12 education, Lead in drinking water, Learning Assistance Program (LAP), Native American, School safety, School technology, Student transcript, and Teacher/educator performance assessment
2021-2023 Biennium Review: Education Education K-12 Session review HB 1195 , HB 1536 , HB 1590 , HB 1591 , HB 1633 , HB 1664 , HB 2036 , and SB 5497 April 04, 2022 Apprenticeships, Charter schools, Counselors, Educational Service District (ESD), Enrollment, In-person learning, K-12 education, Nurses, Operating budget, Private schools, Psychologists, Public schools, School choice, School districts, and Social worker
2023 End-of-Session Review Agriculture & Water , Children & Families , Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Higher Education , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Land Use & Property Rights , Local Government , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Budgets , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Transportation , Veterans & Military Messaging HB 1000 , HB 1007 , HB 1011 , HB 1013 , HB 1025 , HB 1087 , HB 1110 , HB 1125 , HB 1143 , HB 1169 , HB 1173 , HB 1181 , HB 1189 , HB 1200 , HB 1210 , HB 1240 , HB 1245 , HB 1268 , HB 1274 , HB 1282 , HB 1293 , HB 1328 , HB 1337 , HB 1355 , HB 1373 , HB 1380 , HB 1388 , HB 1389 , HB 1401 , HB 1402 , HB 1415 , HB 1436 , HB 1483 , HB 1493 , HB 1513 , HB 1535 , HB 1564 , HB 1615 , HB 1628 , HB 1633 , HB 1638 , HB 1670 , HB 1682 , HB 1704 , HB 1724 , HB 1730 , HB 1766 , SB 5048 , SB 5082 , SB 5187 , SB 5200 , SB 5217 , SB 5229 , SB 5268 , SB 5352 , SB 5536 , and SB 5599 April 24, 2023 2023 interim, Accessory dwelling, Advisory votes, Affordable housing, Apprenticeships, Assault weapons, Auto theft, Behavioral health, Capital budget, Child malnutrition, Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB), Construction trades, Defund, Department of Children, Department of Commerce, Derelict vessels, Drug addiction, Drug paraphernalia, Drunk/impaired driving, Electric vehicles, Emergency powers, Environmental health, Ergonomics, Firearms, Fish passage barriers, Forest fires and wildfire prevention/suppression, Forest practices, Gas tax, Gender affirming, Government accountability, Growth management act (GMA), Guns and Second Amendment, Health professions licensing, High school, Higher education construction, Homelessness, Homes for Heroes, Hope cards, Housing, In-person learning, Incarcerated individual release, K-12 education, Landlord/tenant law, Law enforcement, Legal financial obligations, Light mitigation, Long-term care services, Lot splitting, Mental health, Middle housing, Military service credit, Minority-owned business, Musculoskeletal injuries and disorders, Natural gas, Oil-spill prevention, Operating budget, Opioid, Parental rights, Payroll tax, Peace Officers, Police, Possession/controlled substance, Power Washington, Private right of action, Property taxes, Protection orders, Real estate excise tax (REET), Rent increase, Reproductive services, Sales and use taxes, Salmon issues/funding, School choice, School district boards, School funding, Sentencing enhancements, Sexual assault kits, Small business assistance, Solar, Special education, State v. Blake, Substance use disorder (SUD), Tolls, Transportation budget, Trooper Recruitment Program, Vehicular pursuits, Veteran, Washington State Patrol, Water quality, Women-owned business, Work at 21+ establishment, Working Families Tax Credit, and Youth and Families (DCYF)
2023 Legislative Session Messaging Agriculture & Water , Children & Families , Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Land Use & Property Rights , Local Government , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Budgets , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Transportation , Veterans & Military Messaging HB 1000 , HB 1011 , HB 1024 , HB 1025 , HB 1047 , HB 1048 , HB 1110 , HB 1125 , HB 1131 , HB 1140 , HB 1143 , HB 1147 , HB 1155 , HB 1169 , HB 1181 , HB 1189 , HB 1210 , HB 1240 , HB 1244 , HB 1245 , HB 1268 , HB 1328 , HB 1333 , HB 1337 , HB 1363 , HB 1373 , HB 1380 , HB 1389 , HB 1394 , HB 1401 , HB 1402 , HB 1415 , HB 1445 , HB 1472 , HB 1474 , HB 1483 , HB 1508 , HB 1513 , HB 1533 , HB 1550 , HB 1554 , HB 1615 , HB 1628 , HB 1633 , HB 1670 , HB 1682 , HB 1704 , HB 1832 , SB 5077 , SB 5082 , SB 5144 , SB 5179 , SB 5187 , SB 5197 , SB 5198 , SB 5217 , SB 5242 , SB 5280 , SB 5334 , SB 5352 , SB 5536 , SB 5583 , SB 5599 , SB 5632 , SB 5634 , SB 5768 , and SB 5770 April 24, 2023 2023 interim, Abortion, Advisory votes, Affordable housing, Agriculture, Airports, Assault weapons, Assisted disposal, Auto theft, Aviation fuel, Battery disposal, Behavioral health, Capital budget, Catholic confession, Clergy-penitent privilege, Climate change, Consumer health data, Correctional industries, Cosmetic products/Cosmetics, Crime prevention, Derelict vessels, Digital currency, Domestic violence, Domestic violent extremism, Driver education/driver training, Driver's license and identification/identicard fees, Drug addiction, Emergency powers, Encampments, Environmental health, Ergonomics, Eviction, Excise taxes, Ferries, Firearms, Fish passage barriers, Forest fires and wildfire prevention/suppression, Forestry issues, Gambling, Gender affirming, Government accountability, Greenhouse gas emissions, Growth management act (GMA), Guns and Second Amendment, Health Care Cost Transparency Board, Health care workers, Homelessness, Homes for Heroes, Housing discrimination, Incarcerated individual release, Labor law, Landlord/tenant law, Law enforcement, Lead, Learning loss, Legal financial obligations, Local education levies, Long-term care services, Lot splitting, Manufactured/mobile homes, Mental health, Middle housing, Mifepristone (RU 486), Minimum wage, Musculoskeletal injuries and disorders, Nurses, Oil-spill prevention, Operating budget, Parental rights, Payroll tax, Peace Officers, Plastic and paper packaging, Police, Police reform, Possession/controlled substance, Power Washington, Private right of action, Property taxes, Public disclosure, Public records, Public schools, Rainy day fund, Real estate excise tax (REET), Religion, Relinquishment (water rights), Rent increase, Rental, Reproductive services, School choice, School district boards, School safety, Sentencing enhancements, Sex offenders, Sexual assault, Solar, Solid waste and recycling, Special education, Stalking, State v. Blake, Substance abuse, Substance use disorder (SUD), Toxics, Traffic tickets/infractions, Transition to Kindergarten (TTK), Transitional Kindergarten (TK), Transportation budget, Urban growth, Vehicle miles traveled/road usage charge (RUC), Vehicular pursuits, Veteran, Voting Rights Act, Water issues, Wildlife issues, and Working Families Tax Credit
2023 Top Ten Good/Bad/Bipartisan Bills Children & Families , Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Land Use & Property Rights , Local Government , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Veterans & Military Session review HB 1000 , HB 1007 , HB 1011 , HB 1013 , HB 1025 , HB 1074 , HB 1131 , HB 1143 , HB 1169 , HB 1173 , HB 1181 , HB 1189 , HB 1210 , HB 1240 , HB 1245 , HB 1268 , HB 1274 , HB 1282 , HB 1293 , HB 1301 , HB 1324 , HB 1328 , HB 1355 , HB 1373 , HB 1380 , HB 1389 , HB 1401 , HB 1402 , HB 1436 , HB 1474 , HB 1513 , HB 1564 , HB 1589 , HB 1615 , HB 1628 , HB 1638 , HB 1670 , HB 1682 , HB 1704 , HB 1724 , HB 1730 , HB 1766 , HB 1777 , SB 5048 , SB 5082 , SB 5217 , SB 5229 , SB 5268 , SB 5499 , and SB 5599 April 24, 2023 2023 interim, Advisory votes, Affordable housing, Apprenticeships, Assault weapons, Auto theft, Behavioral health, Child malnutrition, Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB), Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF), Department of Commerce, Drunk/impaired driving, Education savings account, Encampments, Ergonomics, Firearms, Gender affirming, Guns and Second Amendment, High school, Hope cards, Housing, Incarcerated individual release, Law enforcement, Learning loss, Legal financial obligations, Light mitigation, Long-term care services, Lot splitting, Military service credit, Minority-owned business, Musculoskeletal injuries and disorders, Parental rights, Peace Officers, Private right of action, Property taxes, Protection orders, Real estate excise tax (REET), Rent increase, Reproductive services, Sales and use taxes, School district boards, Sentencing enhancements, Sexual assault kits, Small business assistance, Special education, Traffic tickets/infractions, Trooper Recruitment Program, Urban growth, Veteran, Washington State Patrol, Women-owned business, Work at 21+ establishment, and Working Families Tax Credit
2024 Bad Democrat Roll Call Votes Children & Families , Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Health Care , Housing , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Budgets , Taxes & Fees , Transportation Session review HB 1433 , HB 1985 , HB 2104 , HB 2180 , SB 6038 , and SB 6109 March 08, 2024 2024 Interim, Advanced registered nurse practitioners (ARNPs), Business and occupation tax, Carbon issues/carbon pricing/carbon tax, Child care, Climate Commitment Act, COLA, Cost of living, Drug crimes, Electricity, Encampments, Energy score reports, Fentanyl, Gas prices, Hybrid-electric ferries, Law enforcement, Medicaid, Methamphetamine, Natural gas, Nurses, Operating budget, Physicians, Property taxes, Seniors, Special education, Tutors and paraeducators, and Veteran
2024 End-of-Session Review Agriculture & Water , Children & Families , Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Higher Education , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Land Use & Property Rights , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Budgets , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Transportation , Tribes , Veterans & Military Messaging HB 1011 , HB 1044 , HB 1087 , HB 1162 , HB 1245 , HB 1363 , HB 1373 , HB 1380 , HB 1401 , HB 1456 , HB 1520 , HB 1535 , HB 1579 , HB 1589 , HB 1615 , HB 1633 , HB 1635 , HB 1704 , HB 1716 , HB 1862 , HB 1892 , HB 1893 , HB 1899 , HB 1903 , HB 1932 , HB 1943 , HB 1961 , HB 1982 , HB 1987 , HB 1989 , HB 2001 , HB 2003 , HB 2030 , HB 2033 , HB 2040 , HB 2051 , HB 2114 , HB 2118 , HB 2134 , HB 2142 , HB 2153 , HB 2177 , HB 2179 , HB 2202 , HB 2300 , HB 2313 , HB 2324 , HB 2331 , HB 2357 , HB 2375 , HB 2387 , HB 2439 , HB 2482 , SB 5180 , SB 5241 , SB 5424 , SB 5462 , SB 5770 , SB 5803 , SB 5949 , SB 5950 , SB 6058 , and SB 6301 April 09, 2024 2024 Interim, Accessory dwelling, Affordable housing, Animal cruelty, Auto theft, Behavioral health, Broadband, Building codes, Building permits, Business and occupation tax, Cap and trade, Capital budget, Capital gains tax, Carbon issues/carbon pricing/carbon tax, Carbon market linkage, Catalytic converters, Child care, Climate Commitment Act, Criminal Justice Training Commission, Dams, Deadly force, Derelict vessels, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Downpayment, Drought, Drug addiction, Drug crimes, Early learning, Education savings account, Elections, Electric vehicles, Electricity, Emergency powers, Encampments, Excise taxes, Felon voting, Fentanyl, Firearms, First responders, Fish passage barriers, Flooding, Forest fires and wildfire prevention/suppression, Forestry issues, Gas-powered, Graffiti, Guns and Second Amendment, Health care mergers, Higher education financing, Homelessness, Homes for Heroes, Housing, Hydroelectric, Incarcerated individual voting and jury duty, Income tax, Indigent, Initiative 2081 (I-2081), Initiative 2109 (I-2109), Initiative 2111 (I-2111), Initiative 2113 (I-2113) – Restoring Vehicular Pursuit, Initiative 2117 (I-2117), Initiative 2124 (I-2124), Initiative to the Legislature (ITL), Interstate compact, K-12 education, Landlord/tenant law, Law enforcement, Learning loss, Literacy, Long-Term Services and Supports Trust Program (LTSS Program), Lot splitting, Mental health, Military spouse, Military/veteran affairs, National guard, Natural gas, Oil trains, Operating budget, Parental rights, Payroll tax, Peace Officers, Police, Property crime, Property taxes, Puget Sound Energy (PSE), Reduced sentences, Rent control, Rent stabilization, Retail theft, Rural economic development, Sales and use taxes, Salmon issues/funding, School construction, School curriculum, School instructional materials, Semiconductor, Sex offenders, State of emergency, Striking workers, Substance abuse, Substance use disorder (SUD), Teachers, Transportation budget, Trooper Recruitment Program, Tutors and paraeducators, Unemployment compensation and insurance, Vehicular pursuits, Water resources, and Wildfire
2024 Good/Bad/Bipartisan Bills Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Land Use & Property Rights , Local Government , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Budgets , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Transportation , Veterans & Military Session review HB 1011 , HB 1044 , HB 1162 , HB 1245 , HB 1282 , HB 1373 , HB 1380 , HB 1401 , HB 1456 , HB 1520 , HB 1579 , HB 1589 , HB 1615 , HB 1633 , HB 1635 , HB 1704 , HB 1716 , HB 1862 , HB 1892 , HB 1893 , HB 1899 , HB 1903 , HB 1932 , HB 1943 , HB 1961 , HB 1982 , HB 1987 , HB 1989 , HB 2001 , HB 2003 , HB 2030 , HB 2033 , HB 2040 , HB 2051 , HB 2114 , HB 2118 , HB 2134 , HB 2142 , HB 2153 , HB 2177 , HB 2179 , HB 2202 , HB 2300 , HB 2313 , HB 2324 , HB 2331 , HB 2357 , HB 2375 , HB 2384 , HB 2387 , HB 2482 , SB 5180 , SB 5241 , SB 5424 , SB 5462 , SB 5770 , SB 5803 , SB 5949 , SB 6058 , and SB 6301 March 07, 2024 2024 Interim, Accessory dwelling, Affordable housing, Animal cruelty, Attorney general, Broadband, Building codes, Building permits, Business and occupation tax, Capital budget, Carbon Auction Rebate (CAR) Act, Carbon market linkage, Catalytic converters, Child care, Climate Commitment Act, Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB), Construction trades, Criminal Justice Training Commission, Deadly force, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Downpayment, Drug crimes, Education savings account, Elections, Encampments, Fentanyl, Firearms, First responders, Gas-powered, Graffiti, Health care mergers, Incarcerated individual voting and jury duty, Interstate compact, Landlord, Law enforcement, Library, Long-Term Services and Supports Trust Program (LTSS Program), Lot splitting, Military spouse, National guard, Natural gas, Payroll tax, Peace Officers, Property taxes, Puget Sound Energy (PSE), Reduced sentences, Rent control, Rent increase, Retail theft, Rural economic development, School construction, Semiconductor, Sex offenders, Teaching, Traffic cameras, Transportation budget, Trooper Recruitment Program, Tutors and paraeducators, Unemployment compensation and insurance, Veteran, and Wildfire
2024 HRC Agenda: Catalog of Crises Agriculture & Water , Children & Families , Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Higher Education , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , Taxes & Fees , Transportation Messaging February 08, 2024 Auto theft, Child care, Colleges and universities, Cost of living, Crimes and penalties, Drug crimes, Enrollment, Fentanyl, Ferries, Fix Washington, Gas prices, Homelessness, Homicide, Housing, Law enforcement, Litter, Opioid, Police, Pollution, Property crime, Retail theft, Road maintenance, Sales and use taxes, Salmon issues/funding, School students, and Water quality
2024 HRC Agenda: Fix Washington Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Local Government , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Transportation Messaging HB 1011 , HB 1044 , HB 1162 , HB 1363 , HB 1373 , HB 1380 , HB 1401 , HB 1456 , HB 1615 , HB 1633 , HB 1704 , HB 1716 , HB 2033 , HB 2040 , HB 2142 , HB 2179 , HB 2202 , HB 2324 , and HB 2387 January 19, 2024 Affordable housing, Building permits, Carbon Auction Rebate (CAR) Act, Child care, Climate Commitment Act, Drug crimes, Education savings account, Encampments, Fentanyl, Fix Washington, Gas prices, Homelessness, Homes for Heroes, Income tax, Law enforcement, Literacy, Long-term care funding, Narcotics, Payroll tax, Police, Rent increase, Retail theft, Sales and use taxes, School construction, Tutors and paraeducators, and Vehicular pursuits
Education Fact Sheet (2024) Education K-12 Messaging January 19, 2024
End-of-Session Messaging (2021 Session) Children & Families , Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Higher Education , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Budgets , Taxes & Fees , Transportation , Veterans & Military Session review HB 1001 , HB 1010 , HB 1020 , HB 1029 , HB 1054 , HB 1076 , HB 1078 , HB 1080 , HB 1084 , HB 1091 , HB 1095 , HB 1099 , HB 1103 , HB 1114 , HB 1130 , HB 1137 , HB 1168 , HB 1170 , HB 1228 , HB 1236 , HB 1267 , HB 1277 , HB 1279 , HB 1297 , HB 1310 , HB 1332 , HB 1334 , HB 1381 , HB 1410 , HB 1438 , HB 1457 , HB 1557 , SB 5038 , SB 5051 , SB 5092 , SB 5096 , SB 5126 , SB 5165 , SB 5191 , SB 5193 , SB 5476 , and SB 5478 April 26, 2021 Affordable housing, B&O taxes, Behavioral health, Broadband, Cap and tax, Cap and trade, Capital budget, Capital gains tax, Car tab fees, Climate change, Community and technical colleges, Derelict vessels, Drug and alcohol treatment, Emergency powers, Eviction, Felon voting, Firearms, Fish passage barriers, Foreclosures, Forest fires and wildfire prevention/suppression, Forest practices, Growth management act (GMA), Guns and Second Amendment, Homelessness, K-12 education, Landlord/tenant law, Law enforcement, Low carbon fuel standard, Manufacturing jobs and firms/business, Mental health, Natural gas, Open carry, Operating budget, Peace Officers, Police reform, Possession/controlled substance, Property taxes, Public works assistance account, Qui tam, Sales and use taxes, Seniors, State v. Blake, Transportation budget, Unemployment compensation and insurance, Urban heat islands, Veteran, and Working Families Tax Credit
End-of-Session Messaging (2022 Session) Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Higher Education , Housing , Human Services , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Budgets , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Transportation , Veterans & Military Session review HB 1015 , HB 1091 , HB 1099 , HB 1181 , HB 1280 , HB 1286 , HB 1594 , HB 1603 , HB 1623 , HB 1630 , HB 1633 , HB 1641 , HB 1655 , HB 1656 , HB 1692 , HB 1705 , HB 1719 , HB 1727 , HB 1735 , HB 1772 , HB 1785 , HB 1787 , HB 1788 , HB 1800 , HB 1837 , HB 1838 , HB 1874 , HB 1876 , HB 1898 , HB 1912 , HB 1913 , HB 1967 , HB 1973 , HB 1984 , HB 2015 , HB 2019 , HB 2037 , HB 2056 , SB 5042 , SB 5078 , SB 5126 , SB 5528 , SB 5532 , SB 5651 , SB 5689 , SB 5693 , SB 5722 , SB 5919 , SB 5974 , and SB 5975 March 11, 2022 Affordable housing, Cap and trade, Capital budget, Emergency powers, Guns and Second Amendment, Homelessness, Law enforcement, Long-term care services, Low carbon fuel standard, Move Ahead Washington, Operating budget, Payroll tax, Sales and use taxes, Transportation budget, and Vehicular pursuits
HB 1550 – Transition to Kindergarten Education K-12 Bill brief HB 1550 March 06, 2023 Charter schools, Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP), School districts, Special education, Transition to Kindergarten (TTK), and Transitional Kindergarten (TK)
HRC Priorities and Agenda (2021) Agriculture & Water , Children & Families , Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Higher Education , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Land Use & Property Rights , Local Government , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , Redistricting , State Budgets , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Transportation , Tribes , Veterans & Military Messaging HB 1054 and HB 1091 March 04, 2021
Initiative 2081 (I-2081) – Parents’ Bill of Rights Children & Families , Education K-12 Bill brief February 15, 2024 Initiative 2081 (I-2081), Initiative to the Legislature (ITL), Parental rights, and Public schools
K-12 Funding Challenges Education K-12 , State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Issue brief November 02, 2020 COVID-19/corona, Enrollment, General fund, K-12 education, Local education levies, Pupil transportation, School boards, school district management and boundaries, and School funding
Remote Learning Education K-12 Issue brief October 01, 2020 COVID-19/corona, K-12 education, Parental rights, Public schools, Remote learning, and Virtual
School Safety Education K-12 Issue brief HB 1035 , HB 1214 , HB 1216 , HB 1507 , HB 1664 , HB 1763 , HB 2299 , and HB 2816 June 29, 2022 Behavioral health, Counselors, Educational Service District (ESD), Firearms, Harassment, intimidation, and bullying (HIB), Mental health, Nurses, Psychologists, Risk assessment, Safe school plans, School funding, School resource officer (SRO), School safety, Sexual abuse, Social and emotional learning (SEL), Social worker, Substance abuse, Substance use disorder (SUD), Suicide prevention, Threat assessment, and YES Tipline
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