Help LEV Advance Equity for Washington Students in the 2023 Legislative Session
The 2023 Legislative Session is underway, and League of Education Voters is working in Olympia on our top priorities for students. Read our 2023 Legislative Platform and our Field Report on how we developed this year's platform.
Here's how you can get more involved:
- Follow the education-related bills we are watching in our Bill Tracker
- Learn about the 2023 legislative landscape by watching the recording of our Lunchtime LEVinar we presented earlier this month
- Read about happenings in Olympia each week during the legislative session by signing up for our Weekly Legislative Roundup
- If you have questions about the state legislative process, read our Washington Legislature 101 FAQ
- Watch for LEV Action Alerts! These Action Alerts make it easy to contact legislators to advance our legislative priorities
We hope you can join us for the Investing in Student Potential coalition’s Virtual Advocacy Week on Tuesday, February 7th and Wednesday, February 8th. Meet with legislators, learn how to tell your story, get involved in the legislative process, and more! You can sign up on the Investing in Student Potential website. League of Education Voters is a convening partner of the Investing in Student Potential coalition, which advocates for the 170,000 students who need special education services. Together, we will support a better future for students in Washington state.
Read more about our work below.
LEVinar: Ending Isolation Practices in Washington K-12 Schools
In our free webinar on Friday, January 21 at 12:30 pm, we will spotlight findings from a new ACLU/Disability Rights Washington report and an Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)-led legislative workgroup report on isolation and restraint practices in Washington state and discuss the impacts of isolation in K-12 schools, why this practice must end, and alternatives to isolation.
Former students will share feedback and experiences in the classroom.
LEVinar Recording: What to Expect in the 2023 Legislative Session
In this webinar, League of Education Voters Director of Policy and Research Jacob Vela and government relations consultant Carey Morris, along with LEV partners, give an overview of the 2023 legislative landscape, outline priorities for the 2023 legislative session, and answer questions.
In addition to Jacob and Carey, panelists include:
Putting Students First Podcast: Dana Miles, the 2023 Washington state Teacher of the Year
In this episode, we interview Dana Miles, the 2023 Washington state Teacher of the Year, about why language is so important to students in the deaf community, strategies for preparing students in the deaf community for what comes after high school, her personal education journey, what she would change if she were in charge of our state's education system, and why she loves the Harry Potter saga.
Communications Director, League of Education Voters
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