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Governor signs Santos bill addressing teacher workforce shortage crisis

OLYMPIA – Governor Inslee signed a bill last Wednesday aimed at getting more qualified teachers into public school classrooms in an effort to address the growing teacher shortage crisis in... READ MORE

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House approves reforms to high school graduation requirements

Corrected: An earlier version listed pathway options from a previous version of the bill. OLYMPIA – The Washington State House of Representatives approved a bill that would remove current barriers... READ MORE

MEDIA ADVISORY: Rep. Santos, IDEC will host community update on the Donnie Chin murder investigation

WHAT: Community meeting to update the community on the latest information about the Donnie Chin murder investigation and the future plans for the International District Emergency Center (IDEC). WHO: Rep.... READ MORE

Renewed hope for thousands of high school seniors waiting on lawmakers to act

OLYMPIA – Thousands of high school seniors received renewed hope for brighter futures today with the passage of HB 2224 by the House of Representatives. After weeks of negotiations with the... READ MORE

Agreement reached on testing requirements for high school graduation

Agreement reached on testing requirements for high school graduation OLYMPIA, Wash. – Students in the high school graduating class of 2017 who did not pass state-required standardized assessments will be... READ MORE