Tagged: public education

Our 2018 Platform

Adopted as amended at our legislative district caucus on March 24, 2018, at Juanita High School in Kirkland, Washington. In this time of unprecedented partisanship in our country, we, the 45th District Democrats, believe we have a duty to heal divisions and provide initiatives that support and assist solving the problems our communities face. We believe that every individual, every elected position, every Board, and every Commission matters. Everything we do makes an impact. We believe that our elected officials must work to support and assist We the People by fighting to enact and protect the following policies: Elections &...

Northshore SD Bond and Levies Community Open Houses

Over the past two years, parents, community members, and district staff have worked together to develop a long-term plan to address Northshore’s growth. Come meet district leaders and ask about the three measures on the Feb. 13, 2018 ballot.

Northshore SD Bond and Levies Community Open Houses

Over the past two years, parents, community members, and district staff have worked together to develop a long-term plan to address Northshore’s growth. Come meet district leaders and ask about the three measures on the Feb. 13, 2018 ballot.

Northshore SD Bond and Levies Community Open Houses

Over the past two years, parents, community members, and district staff have worked together to develop a long-term plan to address Northshore’s growth. Come meet district leaders and ask about the three measures on the Feb. 13, 2018 ballot.

Northshore SD Bond and Levies Community Open Houses

Over the past two years, parents, community members, and district staff have worked together to develop a long-term plan to address Northshore’s growth. Come meet district leaders and ask about the three measures on the Feb. 13, 2018 ballot.

LWSD Bond and Levies Community Open House

Come learn about Lake Washington School District’s three ballot measures going before voters this February. Open houses are being held throughout the school district.

LWSD Bond and Levies Community Open House

Come learn about Lake Washington School District’s three ballot measures going before voters this February. Open houses are being held throughout the school district.

LWSD Bond and Levies Community Open House

Come learn about Lake Washington School District’s three ballot measures going before voters this February. Open houses are being held throughout the school district.

LWSD Bond and Levies Community Open House

Come learn about Lake Washington School District’s three ballot measures going before voters this February. Open houses are being held throughout the school district.

2018 February Special Election Endorsements

This February’s special election is all about school funding. There are multiple bonds and levies across all of the school districts that overlap our legislative district and we unanimously voted to endorse all of them. Even with last year’s McCleary fix, our schools are still underfunded. These measures help bridge the gap, funding essentials like special education, early learning and highly capable programs, school nurses, student computers, building new schools, athletic fields, and performing arts spaces, and more. Bonds require 60% approval with a minimum turnout threshold, so make sure your vote is counted! Click on the links below to find out about...

Betsy DeVos Counter Rally

Communities who stand united for a just and robust public education system will protest Secretary DeVos’ harmful policies by staging a counter rally outside the Bellevue Hyatt, where DeVos will be speaking at the Washington Policy Center’s annual dinner. Learn more.

Lake Washington PTSA Candidate Forum

Do you know your candidates? Do you know their goals for our students and our schools? Come meet the 45th Legislative District and LWSD School Board Candidates; there is no better time to learn about the candidates and how their positions will impact our schools and our community.

Issue Forum: Positive Approaches to the School-to-Prison Pipeline

How can we help at-risk youth and young adults in our community?

You are invited to participate in a community conversation with your neighbors and local experts. Together, we’ll explore ways to create a safe and supportive environment that works for ourselves, our families, and our community.