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Challenge Program Petition

The Self-Select Challenge Program currently available at all Northshore School District (NSD) Junior High Schools is in jeopardy.  The Challenge Program currently allows any student to self-select into taking a more advanced, faster-pace class for english, social studies, science, and math. The NSD Middle School Grade Reconfiguration Task Force is deciding whether dedicated Challenge/Honors classes will […]

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WA State PTA Focus Day

Focus Day Rally in Olympia Stand Up, Speak Up, Show Up! Bring the kids and attend Focus Day as we rally on the Capitol steps, meet with Legislators, deliver postcards, receive updates from policy-makers on key issues, and network with other PTA advocates. Monday, January 19th (MLK, Jr. Day – No School) 9:30 am – […]

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Vote on February 11th for the 2014 Bond and Levies!

The Northshore School District Board of Directors has approved resolutions that will put three measures on the ballot for the February 11, 2014, election: Proposition 1: Renewal Education Operations Support Levy Proposition 2: Capital Projects Bond Proposition 3: Renewal School Technology Levy What They Will Do: The Renewal Education Operations Support Levy would renew an […]

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Legislative News – Focus Day 2013

It’s time to focus Join us Jan. 24 as we lobby Olympia TELL THEM: ‘MAKE THE HARD CHOICES’ Guest Grassroots Connection blog, from your 2013 Focus Day co-chairs: The Washington State PTA legislative platform for the next two years is set. Now we have to do something with it! Focus Day is fast upon us. […]

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Legislative News – Results of Legislative Assembly

WSPTA: Keep pushing to improve basic education New Top 5 voted in Delegates to Washington State PTA’s 2012 Legislative Assembly threw support behind reforms put in place in 2009 and 2010 that redefined basic education to better prepare all children for college and career, make school funding more transparent, and add accountability measures to how […]

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Results of PTA Legislative Survey

Check out the results of the recent Washington State PTA Issues Survey and see what PTA members around the State have said matters to them!

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Legislative News: Eighteen Proposals Advance to the Legislative Assembly

Each fall, Washington State PTA votes on a priority platform; this then guides our legislative advocacy in the state. The process started last June when members submitted 20-some proposals for consideration. Some were merged, others reworked. In July, the legislative committee reviewed and forwarded to the board of directors those that align with PTA’s body […]

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Take Five For Kids: Tell Us What Should Be On The Washington State PTA Platform!

Take the WSPTA 2012 Issues Survey by September 30th and let us know what issues are most important to you. PTA volunteers work in classrooms and communities across Washington, but we also advocate in Olympia and within our school districts for policies and funding to support children’s well-being and education. Every June, members propose ideas […]

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