Advocacy

New Student Assignment Plan for 2019/2020 to be voted on by Seattle School Board in December!

The student assignment plan being considered in December will most likely affect HC pathway schools, including where your student will attend Middle School. Please consider sharing your input with the Board and staff by emailing schoolboard@seattleschools.org or attending a community meeting (calendar link below).

Legislation

There are a number of education bills being looked at by the WA state house and senate, including on requiring universal screening for 2nd and 6th graders to determine advanced learning eligibility. Follow this bill and more at: https://educationvoters.org/resources/bill-tracker/

As the next legislative session gets underway we will be following these items and keeping you posted as to their progress.

Budget:

Large budget shortfalls are predicted for the 2019/2020 years and going into the future. Learn more at: https://www.seattleschools.org/district/calendars/news/what_s_new/budget_update

and read about the Operations Levy here: https://www.seattleschools.org/cms/One.aspx?portalId=627&pageId=36684575

School Board news:

As always the school board welcomes your feedback. To attend a meeting see the calendar below, or email your comments to: schoolboard@seattleschools.org