This is a sampling of press mentions of League of Education Voters.

South Seattle Emerald: How Smartphones Impact Mental Health, Part 2: How Washington Educators Are Addressing Smartphones in Schools (May 31, 2024)

Seattle’s Child: League of Education Voters hosts school opioid crisis discussion (May 21, 2024)

Washington State Standard: Should Washington’s public schools ban students from using cellphones? (May 2, 2024 – reprinted in the Spokesman-Review and The74)

Seattle Times: Pandemic still at forefront of WA state schools superintendent race (May 1, 2024 – reprinted in The Chronicle)

Cascade PBS: FAFSA rollout delays highlight WA barriers to higher education (April 15, 2024)

Seattle Times: WA schools don’t have ‘bad kids.’ They lack enough tools to help them (March 27, 2024 – Note: this op-ed is based on LEV’s work with South Shore PreK-8)

Seattle’s Child: Free webinar on special ed due process (January 23, 2024)

The Columbian: Evergreen, Vancouver public schools brace for staff cuts in 2024 (December 2, 2023)

Seattle’s Child: Event looks at WA’s lack of educator diversity (October 23, 2023)

Queen Anne & Magnolia News: ‘Bites and Ballots’ forum brings Seattle School Board and City Council candidates together (October 4, 2023)

Seattle’s Child: LEV discusses proposed budgets impacts on kids (April 5, 2023)

Spokesman-Review: Kenji Linane-Booey: Legislature needs to end isolation and restraint in schools (March 29, 2023)

National Education Association: Washington’s Pamella Johnson Recognized as 2023 NEA ESP of the Year (March 27, 2023)

Seattle’s Child: Three education bills to watch as 2023 legislative process moves forward (March 13, 2023)

Seattle’s Child: Bill to stop student isolation and restraint passes out House Education Committee (February 16, 2023)

Seattle’s Child: Free webinar: Educators want end to special education funding cap (February 13, 2023)

Seattle’s Child: Free webinar: Stop child restraint, isolation in schools (January 24, 2023)

Seattle Times: Special education spending, oversight top priorities for WA lawmakers (January 17, 2023)

NBC Right Now: Senior at Chiawana High wins award for STEM club (October 20, 2022)

Spokesman-Review: Mandy Manning and Kenji Linane-Booey: We must value students’ identities and teach a complete and accurate curriculum (September 13, 2022)

Woodinville Weekly: District votes to remove school resource officer from WHS (August 25, 2022)

The Inlander: A bold plan seeks to fund postsecondary education for every student in the Inland Northwest (August 25, 2022)

Woodinville Weekly: Brock’s Academy Creates Personalized Plans for Summer Learning (August 1, 2022)

Spokesman-Review: As Spokane Public Schools discipline is scrutinized by police and FBI, its proponents say system is working (April 26, 2022)

The Columbian: Washington’s new education bills highlight digital infrastructure, student health (April 11, 2022)

Seattle Times: More counselors, nurses for WA schools after Legislature increases funding (March 16, 2022)

El Sol de Yakima: “Nunca es tarde” para lograr tus sueños, dice Micaela Araguz-Razo (August 16, 2021)

Seattle Times: The Office of Education Ombuds helps families, but it needs your support, too (May 30, 2021)

Yakima Herald-Republic: A new child care law means big changes for families and kids in Washington. But it doesn’t come without objections. (May 18, 2021)

Seattle Times (reprinted by the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin): Child care and early learning advocates in Washington state celebrate legislative wins (April 28, 2021)

Spokesman-Review: Protect youth rights (February 23, 2021)

Seattle Times: Legislators in Washington state sink their teeth into pandemic-era issues for schools (January 25, 2021)

KIRO FM / How to help vulnerable students who are struggling with remote learning (November 21, 2020)

KIMA TV: Solutions that could help reverse learning losses that happened during the pandemic (November 19, 2020)

KIMA TV: Some families say hybrid model isn’t much easier than fully remote learning (November 10, 2020)

Spokesman-Review: African-American education leaders address inequalities (September 25, 2020)

Seattle Times: Follow the bell or learn when you can? Washington parents grapple with kids’ remote learning schedules (September 16, 2020)

KIMA TV: Some families still without internet access weeks into the school year (September 14, 2020)

Spokesman-Review: ‘We have a chance to confront change’: Mandy Manning joins other top Washington teachers to offer advice (August 6, 2020)

KING 5: ‘Raising White Kids’ author shares tips for talking to children about racism (July 28, 2020)

Seattle Times: Teaching changed almost instantly due to COVID-19. How long will it take to revolutionize equity in education? (July 19, 2020)

KUOW FM: For students of color, Covid-19 reveals deep inequities in Seattle area schools (June 23, 2020)

KIRO 7: Safe school guidelines coming next month (May 22, 2020)

The News Tribune: Tacoma Public Schools facing $7 million budget deficit next school year (May 22, 2020)

The News Tribune (reprinted in The Olympian and the Bellingham Herald): Child care might be harder to find after COVID-19. Will that hurt economic recovery? (May 14, 2020)

Seattle Times: Federal stimulus money must go to our students who need it most (May 7, 2020)

The News Tribune (reprinted in The Daily Chronicle, Centralia): Masked teachers, desks 6 feet apart: How returning to school could look post stay-home order (May 1, 2020)

Seattle Times: FAQ: What’s happening in K-12 education in Washington during the coronavirus closures? (April 24, 2020)

KOMO News: Questions, concerns on grades, distance learning, resources for students during COVID-19 (April 23, 2020)

KCTS 9: Covid-19 Resource and Info Guide (April 8, 2020)

KING 5: Coronavirus in Washington state: Updates from March 30 – April 1 (March 30, 2020)

Tri-City Herald: Tri-Cities schools wrestle with keeping teachers safe and kids learning at a distance (March 22, 2020)

KING 5: Washington superintendent answers questions on statewide school coronavirus closures (March 20, 2020)

Yakima Herald: Local schools make progress on child care for those on the front lines (March 20, 2020)

KNKX FM: Reykdal: School year likely won’t extend into July or August because of funding issues (March 19, 2020)

Seattle Times: Fully funding special education remains a work in progress (March 1, 2020)

The News Tribune: Ax falls at Puyallup School District headquarters. Net total of nine jobs eliminated (February 26, 2020)

Walla Walla Union-Bulletin: Area school districts seek levy dollars to fund beyond basic education (January 19, 2020)

The News Tribune: Selecting superintendent top priority for new Puyallup school board (December 31, 2019)

Seattle Medium: Ina Howell Receives Lifetime Achievement Award From The National Alliance Of Black School Educators (December 6, 2019)

Bainbridge Island Review: Hulet seeks first full term, faces committed challenger in race for Bainbridge school district seat (October 31, 2019)

Seattle Times: You have 15 days to weigh in on Washington’s new high-school graduation requirements (October 14, 2019)

KISW FM: The BJ & Migs Morning Show (October 2, 2019)

Seattle Times: After years of tweaks, there are still winners and losers in Washington’s new school-funding plan, analysis finds (July 13, 2019)

KING 5: Deep Dive: Fixing McCleary (May 3, 2019)

Seattle Times: Washington lawmakers made 11th-hour changes to school levy policy, but who benefits? (May 1, 2019)

KING 5: Washington Legislature boosts special education funding, but shortfall remains (April 29, 2019)

Everett Herald: Students in Washington might get easier path to graduation (April 28, 2019)

Spokesman-Review: Education of students with disabilities should not depend upon ZIP code (April 9, 2019)

Walla Walla Union-Bulletin: Dayton schools facing funding fallout (April 8, 2019)

Seattle Weekly: Seattle Public Schools Face High-Stakes Election (January 29, 2019)

Seattle Times: Here’s why Washington must fully fund special education (January 27, 2019)

KNKX FM: Official In State Superintendent’s Office Says More Funding Is Needed For Special Education (October 24, 2018)

KNKX FM: Tacoma Teachers Approve Agreement Over Salaries, Ending Strike (September 14, 2018)

The Columbian: Battle Ground Public Schools files for injunction (September 13, 2018)

KIRO 7: Striking teachers may not get what they want because funding is now based on property values (September 5, 2018)

KIRO 7: Teacher strikes are illegal in Washington – but effective (August 29, 2018)

Sunnyside Daily Sun: Heady topics focus at forum (August 27, 2018)

KNKX FM: State’s New Education Funding System Has Created Some Inequities Between Districts (August 27, 2018)

The Columbian: Are teacher strikes illegal? Depends on who you ask (August 23, 2018)

Seattle Times: Why teachers in Edmonds, but not Tacoma, are about to get double-digit raises (August 10, 2018)

Seattle Times: Three ways you can advocate for students with disabilities and special education in Washington state (July 6, 2018)

Spokesman-Review: Kelly Munn: State putting new focus on gaps, support for students (April 28, 2018)

The Olympian: Helping students who need it most benefits all (April 24, 2018)

The Olympian: ‘We’re screwed.’ Some school districts feel like losers in new school-funding scheme (February 2, 2018)

Seattle Times: Questions swirl around state’s school-funding fix as lawmakers weigh $1B for teacher salaries (February 1, 2018)

The Stranger: The Morning News (October 31, 2017)

Seattle Times: Rich school districts will benefit more than poor ones from Washington’s budget, new analysis suggests (October 31, 2017)

Seattle Times: Seattle-area education officials question adequacy, equity of state’s new school-funding plan (August 7, 2017)

Seattle PI: Connelly: An Olympian impasse; Legislature after 193 days can’t pass capital budget (July 20, 2017)

The News Tribune: What teachers and students get out of the state’s school overhaul (July 14, 2017)

KUOW FM: Has the legislature fully funded education yet? Maybe. It’s complicated (July 4, 2017)

The Olympian: Public school funding should be based on students, not adults. Period. (June 27, 2017)

Seattle Times: What Washington can learn from Oregon on K-12 spending (June 12, 2017)

Seattle Times: In fight over Washington’s school funding, some want big change in who gets how much — but is it too late? (May 28, 2017)

The News Tribune: Ad says Republican plan would hurt schools. We fact-check the claims (May 27, 2017)

TVW Inside Olympia: Washington Education Association President Kim Mead and League of Education Voters CEO Chris Korsmo on the best way to improve education in Washington (May 4, 2017)

The Olympian: Are local school district levies unconstitutional? What the state Supreme Court has to say (April 16, 2017)

The Olympian: K-12 budget needs help for struggling students (April 1, 2017)

Seattle Times: Funding K-12: solutions to help every child (March 31, 2017)

Everett Herald: Editorial: Reason for hope on school funding agreement (March 12, 2017)

Spokesman-Review: Students would benefit from smarter funding (March 12, 2017)

Seattle Times: Education Reform: The Seattle Times editorial board tracks the Legislature’s progress to full funding (February 26, 2017)

Journal of Business: Tackling workforce education in Spokane (February 16, 2017)

Seattle Times: Will rich districts suffer under McCleary school-funding fix? (January 30, 2017)

Seattle Times: Politics podcast: Seattle’s apartment boom and the Legislature’s big task, on The Overcast (January 6, 2017)

Seattle Times: Coalition: State needs to fund education ‘Cradle Through College’ (December 20, 2016)

Everett Herald: Anticipation grows over Inslee’s pending plan to fund schools (December 7, 2016)

Real Change: Community organizations want more time, outreach for education package (November 30, 2016)

The News Tribune: Could brain drain at state Capitol delay court-ordered school-funding fix? (November 18, 2016)

TVW: League of Education Voters McCleary Presentation (November 18, 2016)

The Lens: Making K-12 Investments Count, In Washington (November 7, 2016)

Renton Reporter: Senate candidate square off at forum at RTC (October 19, 2016)

Inlander: The two candidates for state schools chief differ in their approach to education issues (October 6, 2016)

Seattle Times: Inslee on education funding: What governor has — and hasn’t — accomplished (October 1, 2016)

Seattle Times: Seattle mayor names first cabinet-level director of homelessness (August 23, 2016)

South Seattle Emerald: South End Community Vets Potential Superintendents at OSPI Forum (July 20, 2016)

Tri-City Herald: State superintendent candidate forum in Pasco on July 25 (July 17, 2016)

Seattle PI: Municipal League boosts Darcy Burner’s opponents (July 12, 2016)

The 74: 3 Ways Washington State Leads the Nation for English Language Learners (June 7, 2016)

Seattle Times: Don’t ‘lead with the price’: Calls for vision as well as dollars at Education Lab’s school funding event (June 2, 2016)

Seattle Times: League of Education Voters endorses Gov. Jay Inslee re-election (May 27, 2016)

Puget Sound Business Journal Op-ed: Washington’s community, technical colleges can bridge the skills gap (April 15, 2016)

Seattle Times Op-ed: Ease overcrowded classrooms and pass school bond measure (April 14, 2016)

Cascadia Advocate: Washington State Supreme Court to hear oral argument in Lee v. State tomorrow morning (March 14, 2016)

The Lens: A “Fail” For Washington On At-Risk K-12 Students; But There Are Fixes (March 4, 2016)

Seattle Times Op-ed: Fix funding shortfall for hands-on vocational learning (March 1, 2016)

WA State Wire: Lawmakers Seek to Fix Washington’s Ailing Education System (February 16, 2016)

North County Outlook: School Levies – Supporting students, families and community (February 3, 2016)

Seattle PI: Charter schools: Tricky, dangerous issue for Gov. Jay Inslee (February 2, 2016)

Inside Philanthropy: Meet Nick Hanauer, A Wealthy Tech Guy With Plenty of Ideas (January 26, 2016)

iHeart Media Seattle – KJR FM, KBKS FM, KUBE FM, KJR AM, KKBW FM, KYNW FM: The Connection (January 17, 2016)

Politico: Morning Education – A Daily Overview of Education Policy News (December 22, 2015)

Spokesman-Review: State charter school organization forms PAC (December 18, 2015)

Seattle Times: Charter school advocates raise PAC money (December 18, 2015)

Everett Herald: ‘Selma to Snohomish’ begins with movie ‘Selma’  (October 2, 2015)

The Olympian: Washington’s charter schools: Officials can’t agree on how to save them (September 12, 2015)

Seattle Times: Fix public-school financing and end district inequities (September 6, 2015)

Education Week: Wash. state lawmakers face hard choice on K–12 finance (August 26, 2015)

The Olympian: Even big fine is unlikely to uncork logjam on school funding, lawmakers say (August 15, 2015)

KIRO 7: Leaders to meet Monday on state’s daily $100K education fines (August 13, 2015)

Seattle Times: Supreme Court fines state $100,000 a day over school funding (August 13, 2015)

Seattle Times: Tim Eyman’s latest measure qualifies for ballot (July 29, 2015)

Seattle Times: Message to state Supreme Court: Be bold on education-funding fix (July 26, 2015)

The Olympian: At the Legislature, Balloonicorn continues annual tradition (July 8, 2015)

Seattle Times: Legislature OKs new budget with rare tuition cuts and pay raises for teachers (June 30, 2015)

Education Week: Washington state lawmakers clash on K–12 funding (May 12, 2015)

Seattle Times: State in ‘weird place’ trying to alter reliance on school levies (May 10, 2015)

Seattle Times: Wildly varying teacher salaries part of state budget debate (May 9, 2015)

Washington State Wire: Op-ed by Chris Korsmo, CEO of the League of Education Voters (May 1, 2015)

The News Tribune: State AG to to update high court Monday on education funding progress (April 22, 2015)

Seattle Times: Amid flurry of ideas to fund schools, will lawmakers reduce local tax levies? (April 15, 2015)

PIE Network: Engaging the community (April 6, 2015)

Spokesman Review Op-ed: Education key, but state funds lag (March 21, 2015)

Education Week: As achievement lags among advanced students of color, AP potential works to address gap (March 18, 2015)

Washington State Wire: Meeting McCleary and Improving Schools: Only a Matter of Dollars and Cents? (February 25, 2015)

Olympian: State-funded raises for teachers would cost school districts, too (February 22, 2015)

Puget Sound Business Journal: ‘Basic education’ includes some college (January 30, 2015)

Seattle Times: On the agenda: free conference to help parents speak up for kids (January 20, 2015)

Seattle Channel: City Inside/Out: McCleary Mandate (January 16, 2015)

The News Tribune: A possible ‘McCleary’ for higher education? (January 15, 2014)

FiveThirtyEight: Should states spend billions to reduce class sizes? (December 11, 2014)

Northwest Public Radio: Initiative 1351 brings uncertainty to underfunded public schools (December 1, 2014)

KOMO: Class-size initiative barely passing as last votes counted (November 10, 2014)

KPLU: Class-size initiative too close to call, early returns show (November 4, 2014)

Seattle Times: Voters split on cost, benefits on shrinking class size (November 4, 2014)

Seattle Times: Vote no on I-1351, which would prevent investment in teachers (October 11, 2014)

Seattle Times: New graduation rules will help all parents get more involved (September 25, 2014)

KIRO 7: Unprecedented contempt ruling over education money (September 11, 2014)