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2018 Legislative Priority: Early Childhood Education

By League of Education Voters Policy Team
32.6 percent of low-income five-year-olds enter Washington schools fully kindergarten-ready.
In comparison, 60% of non-low income five year olds enter school kindergarten ready.

This 30-point opportunity gap – unequal access to the resources necessary…

Education Advocate of the Month: Nikki Lockwood

At League of Education Voters, we recognize all of the hard work that you do toward improving public education across Washington state.
We are pleased to announce our Education Advocate of the Month for January: Nikki Lockwood. Read about her advocacy for students with special needs.

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Gov. Inslee 2018 Supplemental Budget Summary

Today, Governor Inslee released his 2018 Supplemental Budget Proposal. The Governor recommends an increase of $950 million for the 2018-19 school year to fully fund K-12 staff salaries a year earlier than the education funding plan passed during the 2017 legislative session. The Governor’s proposa…