The 2020 Election and Advocating for Equity in the 2020-21 School Year

As this unprecedented school year unfolds as mostly remote learning across Washington state, students, parents, and educators are stretched. And we acknowledge the ongoing injustices endured by the Black community and other communities of color. 

Here at League of Education Voters, our Policy team is continuing its work with partners on tracking the use of federal CARES Act funds and district reopening plans and advocacy opportunities.

Also, the Field team is finishing interviews and listening sessions to inform our agenda for the 2021 state legislative session. We look forward to finalizing our legislative priorities next month.

And Election Day is just around the corner. You should have received your ballot by now, and we encourage you to vote if you haven't already.

Read more about our work below.

Student from Summit Atlas Public School

Meet the Candidate webinar with Jay Inslee on Friday, October 23

Join us this Friday at 1:30 pm for a candidate forum with Jay Inslee. We have partnered with the Washington State Association of Head Start and ECEAP, Children's Alliance, and Moms Rising to hear Governor Inslee's policies and ideas around early learning and supporting children and families in Washington state.

Free webinar October 28 at 12:30 pm: What Students Need Now

These are unprecedented times in Washington state. Most school districts are still doing remote learning and some are transitioning to hybrid learning models. But how are students navigating this historic school year, and how can we best support them now? In our free webinar Wednesday, October 28, we have partnered with The Root of Our Youth to assemble a panel of students from across Washington to share how they are doing and how we can help. They will also answer your questions.

Podcast: 2021 Washington state Teacher of the Year Brooke Brown

Tune in to this month’s podcast to hear 2021 Washington state Teacher of the Year Brooke Brown share why it is important for students to feel safe and that they belong in school, how she recommends that teachers connect with students during this time of remote learning, and what advice she has for parents during this challenging time.

Watch our Virtual Event on Racial Equity in Education

In case you missed our statewide virtual convening around Racial Equity and Education, you can view the recording. Dr. Benjamin Danielson, Director of Odessa Brown Children's Clinic, explores the role of racial equity, diversity, access, and inclusion in our public education system. We also hear from 2021 Washington state Teacher of the Year Brooke Brown.

Arik Korman
Communications Director, League of Education Voters

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