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- Senate Republicans: Teacher pay reform needed to fix budget - Education Week Teacher April 17, 2015
- Legislative budget negotiators walk out of talks | The Seattle Times April 17, 2015
- Poll: Voters don't want to ignore class size initiative | www.kirotv.com April 17, 2015
- The boys behind the budget doors | Crosscut April 17, 2015
- Tim Eyman fights to prevent constitutional change to initiative process - Local News | MyNorthwest.com January 29, 2015
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These advice cards make me smile every time. They’re from Linda Myrick’s 4th graders at Somerset Elementary in Bellevue.
I’ll be posting a handful of high-level summaries of budget differences with the Senate over the next few days. As usual, K12 is my first post in this sequence. House Democrats are investing $3.2 billion more in K-12 education with … Continue reading
We’re now entering the budget negotiation phase of the session. The Senate and House are in pretty significantly different places. The top level difference is only about a billion dollars, but the underlying differences are much greater than that. We … Continue reading
If you are crazy enough to actually want to track the arrival of pontoons to the new 520 bridge project online – here are the links. These are the last 3 pontoons. In addition, WSDOT is running a photo contest … Continue reading
This week’s gem is particularly timely as we are about to spend the next two weeks debating bills on the floor and arguing about budgets. The advice comes from Linda Myrick’s 4th graders at Somerset Elementary in Bellevue.
I think I missed a week. This week’s advice card is also excellent. I’m sad I have to white out the names of the kids due to privacy laws. These cards are from the 4th graders in Linda Myrick’s civics … Continue reading
I am really enjoying these posts from Linda Myrick’s 4th graders at Somerset Elementary in Bellevue. This particular piece needs broad circulation, and I will be sending it to all the members of the House. We have three more days … Continue reading
State legislatures typically meet for a relatively short period of time each year and consequently are very deadline driven. Congress works on things until they are ready to be brought forward, but in most states (including Washington) the dates are … Continue reading
Really, really good advice from the 4th graders in Linda Myrick’s class at Somerset Elementary in Bellevue.