What Washington Students May Get from the 2023 Legislative Session

The 2023 Legislative Session is heading into the home stretch, and there are many ways that you can get involved:

Read more about our work below.


LEVinar: Under the Radar Budget Provisos that Can Make a Difference for Washington’s Young People

The budget proposals currently being discussed in Olympia will determine which programs will be funded and to what level for the next two years. More cost-intensive proposals often get the headlines, but budgets also include dozens of smaller items that often go unnoticed, but they can help usher in meaningful change.

In our free webinar on Thursday, April 6 at 12:30 pm, we will take a closer look at a few potentially impactful budget provisos that advocates are hoping to secure funding for as the legislature settles into the budget negotiation process.


2023-2025 Biennial Budget Side-By-Side

The Washington state House and Senate have released their 2023-2025 biennial budget proposals. See how they compare with Governor Inslee’s budget proposal in the areas of K-12 education, early learning, special education, higher education, and more!


New Putting Students First Podcast Episode: Isolation and Restraint in Washington state Schools

Isolation and restraint in schools hurts our most vulnerable students. In this episode, League of Education Voters Acting CEO Arik Korman discusses alternatives to isolation and restraint of students, policies that can be implemented at the school district level to support school leaders and staff, and direct impacts of isolation and restraint on students.

We were honored to interview:

  • Justin Hendrickson, Principal at South Shore PreK-8 in Seattle Public Schools
  • Liza Rankin, Vice President of the Seattle Public Schools Board of Directors
  • Dorian Taylor, a survivor of isolation and restraint practices who now works to advance disability justice at the county level
  • Chris Baglien, a survivor of isolation and restraint practices who now is a father and a student in a postsecondary automotive program in Skagit County



LEVinar Recording: Nothing About Us Without Us

In this webinar, we discuss House Bill 1541The Nothing About Us Without Us Act. We address why we need HB 1541, what HB 1541 would do, and what we can do to help HB 1541 become law.



Arik Korman
Acting CEO, League of Education Voters

League of Education Voters
2734 Westlake Ave N
Seattle, Washington 98109
(206) 728-6448

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