Our school is facing large cuts to its budget because of poorly constructed funding at the state level. Please consider advocating for a fix in the next weeks and month while the legislature forms its budget. For more background see this post from Washington’s Paramount Duty. Mail, call, and or email your legislators today. Here’s… Continue reading School Funding Advocacy
Did you know class sizes are going up for only Options Schools like Salmon Bay? This decision is being made this week! Please get to the school board meeting Wednesday with a sign supporting sensible class sizes and email the Board. Our K-5 have recently been assigned LARGER class room sizes in 2017/2018. Option schools are being enrolled… Continue reading Option School Class Sizes
Education Funding Crisis The Seattle Public Schools system is facing a budget crisis with a looming levy cliff. The state has given school districts all across Washington a double whammy this year. They have failed to fully fund basic education as originally promised by the start of 2018 (i.e. the 2017-18 school year) AND, through… Continue reading Focus Day 2017
How would you spend $100K a day on Washington State’s public schools? The Washington state Supreme Court ruled that the state must pay $100,000 per day in fines until lawmakers craft a comprehensive plan to fully fund schools by 2018. 2 teacher salaries 26,667 school lunches for kids A smart board for 40 classrooms Speak out on… Continue reading Focus Day 2016
Congratulations to Rep. Tarleton on becoming Majority Leader! Rep. Tarleton visited Salmon Bay in November 2015 to talk about school funding and other topics in State government. Gael had a lot to say and it was a great conversation.