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A.C. Davis High School Pirates boys basketball team, honoring: * HR 4684 (2012)
Administrators, alternate early retirement eligibility, service credit calculation: HB 1851
Aerospace careers, STEM courses, grants for high schools and skill centers: * EHB 2159, CH 1 (2011), SB 5975
After-school programs, participants, personal information public records exemption: * ESSB 5098, CH 173 (2011), SSB 5314
AIDS education, requiring signed parental confirmation: HB 1604
Alcohol sales, liquor licenses, distance requirements for issuance to businesses located near schools: SB 5285
Alternative learning experiences, districts to be prohibited from identifying as home-based instruction: HB 1499, SB 5142, SSB 5142
Alternative learning experiences, funding allocation adjustments for students enrolled in: HB 2065, * ESHB 2065, CH 34 (2011)
Alternative learning experiences, modifying contract-based learning, assessment, and other provisions: HB 2209, SHB 2209
Alternative learning experiences, provisions concerning contract-based learning programs, dropout recovery programs, and academic assessment system: SB 6513
American heritage act, prohibiting censoring or restricting of certain instruction based on religious references: HB 2377
Arts education month, recognizing: * SR 8689 (2012)
Arts education, celebrating: * HR 4609 (2011), * HR 4679 (2012)
Artworks for public school buildings, suspending expenditure of moneys by arts commission for acquisition of art works: SB 6042
Assessments, district disclosure of information about to parents or guardians: HB 2633, HB 2831
Assessments, elementary and middle school, parent or guardian opportunity to excuse child from participation in state or federal assessments: HB 2831
Assessments, end-of-course, for high school mathematics: * HB 1412, CH 25 (2011), SB 5227
Assessments, end-of-course, for high school science: HB 1410, * ESHB 1410, CH 22 (2011), SB 5226
Assessments, high school assessment system, mathematics retake assessment: SHB 1330
Assessments, high school assessment system, temporary changes to relieve fiscal and student strain: HB 1330
Assessments, high school science, alternative to meeting science standard on statewide assessment: * ESHB 1410, CH 22 (2011)
Assessments, high school, establishing and achieving mathematics and science growth targets: SB 5479
Assessments, statewide, legislature to be advised concerning performance standards: HB 2115, * ESHB 2115, CH 6 (2011)
Assessments, statewide, reducing costs by reducing assessment requirements: HB 2231
Assessments, statewide, temporarily setting aside assessment for science: HB 2797, SB 6314
Attendance and enrollment of WorkFirst recipient's school-aged children, using as outcome measure for program: SSB 6153
Attendance, age of compulsory school attendance, changing: HB 1633, HB 2199
Attendance, by children of state assistance recipients, requiring parents or legal guardians to ensure regular attendance: SB 6153
Auditing committees, composed of student members, creation at each higher education institution: HB 2478, SB 6390
Baccalaureate degree programs, three-year, public high schools to inform students and parents concerning opportunities: SB 6029, SSB 6029
Basic education and funding, implementation schedule: SB 5475, SSB 5475, SB 5919, * ESSB 5919, CH 27 (2011) PV
Basic education and funding, various changes: * ESSB 5919, CH 27 (2011) PV
Basic education funding joint legislative work group, establishing: SB 6618
Basic education, comprehensive funding for: * HB 2824, CH 10 (2012)
Basic education, crucial subject areas, to include technology: SB 5392, * SSB 5392, CH 280 (2011)
Basic education, establishing joint select committee on education finance and accountability: HB 2818
Basic education, establishing joint task force on education funding: * HB 2824, CH 10 (2012)
Basic education, expenditure prioritization, appropriations to be made in legislation separate from omnibus appropriations acts: HB 1415, HJR 4210
Basic education, revising goals: HB 2380
Board elections, allowing students fourteen and older to vote: SB 5621
Boards, candidates for school board, extending contribution limits to include: * HB 2210, CH 202 (2012)
Budget reductions, revising education provisions as part of implementation: HB 1251, SHB 1251, SB 5093, SSB 5093
Budget, K-12 appropriations, revising 2011 second special session appropriations for 2012-2013: HB 2770
Buildings, major facility projects, constructing public buildings using high-performance methods: * SSB 5300, CH 99 (2011)
Buildings, major facility projects, using Washington state-based resources in constructing public buildings: SB 5300
Bullying and harassment prevention, work group to be convened: HB 1163, SHB 1163, * 2SHB 1163, CH 185 (2011)
Buses, allowing advertising and educational material on school buses: SB 5220
Buses, automated school bus safety cameras, proper use for detecting traffic infractions: SB 5540, * SSB 5540, CH 375 (2011)
Buses, district reimbursement rates and maintenance standards: SB 5476
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, establishing as graduation requirement: HB 2294
Career and technical education, secondary, convening work group to develop statewide strategic plan: HB 1710, * SHB 1710, CH 267 (2011)
Career and technical education, support of student organizations and acceptance of high school courses for college credit: HB 1168
Career exploration partnership zone program, establishment as part of career pathways act: HB 2170, SHB 2170, 2SHB 2170, SB 6119
Career pathways act, encouraging multiple career pathways: HB 2170, SHB 2170, 2SHB 2170, SB 6119
Catholic schools, recognizing and honoring: * HR 4617 (2011), * SR 8617 (2011), * SR 8687 (2012)
Charter school commission, establishment: HB 2428, SB 6202
Charter schools, authorization, establishment, and operation: HB 2428, SB 6202
Child abuse, public school education child abuse prevention program: SB 5853
Child care centers, in publicly owned buildings, unified licensing requirements: HB 1776
Child care centers, in publicly owned or operated buildings, unified licensing requirements: SHB 1776
Child care programs, in buildings containing public or private schools, licensing requirements: * E2SHB 1776, CH 359 (2011)
Child care providers, exemption from district record check requirements: HB 2658, SHB 2658
Civic education and educators, honoring: * SR 8622 (2011)
Civic education, recognizing: * SR 8690 (2012)
Civic educators in Washington state, honoring: * HR 4631 (2011)
Civil rights, history of, encouraging classroom instruction: * SB 5174, CH 44 (2011)
Class size reductions, funding by narrowing and repealing certain tax exemptions: HB 2078
Class size reductions, funding by narrowing certain tax exemptions: SHB 2078
Clothing and supplies for students, sales and use tax holiday: HB 2644
Collaborative schools for innovation and success pilot project, creation: HB 2799, * ESHB 2799, CH 53 (2012)
College credit, launch year program to allow postsecondary credit for senior year coursework: HB 1808, SHB 1808, * E2SHB 1808, CH 77 (2011), SB 5616, SSB 5616, 2SSB 5616
College credit, master list of qualifying proficiency examination scores, adding examinations by a national multidisciplinary STEM program: * ESB 5974, CH 3 (2011)
College credit, master list of qualifying proficiency examination scores, adding project lead the way examinations: HB 2158
Commission on statewide school district reorganization, establishment: HB 1325
Common core standards, delaying adoption and implementation: HB 1891
Compensation system for educators, technical working group duties concerning: SB 5959
Construction assistance for schools, calculations for, ensuring host school not penalized for entirety of shared or colocated facility: * SSB 6038, CH 245 (2012), SB 6040
Construction assistance funding formula for schools, adjustments to reflect all-day kindergarten and alternative learning: HB 2184, SB 6002, * SSB 6002, CH 244 (2012)
Construction, funding education construction and equipment with lottery revenue bonds: HB 2792, SHB 2792
Courseware developed with state funds, developing library of openly licensed K-12 courseware: * E2SHB 2337, CH 178 (2012)
Courseware developed with state funds, placing under creative commons attribution license: HB 2336, HB 2337, SHB 2337, SB 6231, SB 6460
Credit, high school, each district to define: HB 1443, SHB 1443, E2SHB 1443, HB 2111, HB 2447
Cunningham, Frank, honoring: * SR 8675 (2012)
Day and hour requirements, district exemption eligibility and procedures: HB 1607, SB 5511
Defibrillators, automated external defibrillator program, establishment for each high school: SB 6562
Defibrillators, automated external, as part of new medical emergency response program for each high school: SB 6631
Department of education, creation as an executive branch agency: HB 1973, SB 5639, SSB 5639
Disabilities, students with cognitive challenges, developing meaningful assessment: HB 1519, SHB 1519, * 2SHB 1519, CH 75 (2011)
Districts, apportionments to, delaying for 2012-13 school year: HB 2129, SHB 2129
Districts, authority to provide access to K-12 campuses for occupational and educational information, requirements: HB 1470, SHB 1470, SB 5189, SSB 5189
Districts, board of education rules not fully funded by legislature to be voluntary, conditions: HB 2543, SB 6320
Districts, collaborative schools for innovation and success pilot project, including district agreement with a college of education: HB 2799, * ESHB 2799, CH 53 (2012)
Districts, equalization of district salary allocations: SB 5568
Districts, establishment of commission on statewide school district reorganization and development of comprehensive plan: HB 1325
Districts, exemption from school day and hour requirements, eligibility and procedures: HB 1607, SB 5511
Districts, financial affairs audits by state auditor, revising schedule: HB 2699, HB 2795, SB 6594
Districts, financial affairs, requirements for periodic examinations of: HB 2699, HB 2795, SB 6594
Districts, financial insolvency and dissolution: HB 1431, * SHB 1431, CH 192 (2011), HB 2617, * SHB 2617, CH 186 (2012)
Districts, fiscal and performance audits by state auditor: 2SHB 2538, HB 2835
Districts, implementing omnibus budget compensation reductions through hour and day requirement waivers: SB 5829
Districts, innovation schools and innovation zones, creation and comprehensive provisions: HB 1546, SHB 1546, * E2SHB 1546, CH 260 (2011), SB 5792
Districts, local effort assistance funds, distribution schedule and matching ratios: HB 2813
Districts, looping students and teachers in successive grade levels: HB 2164
Districts, membership in Washington state school directors' association: HB 1974
Districts, nonhigh school, eliminating reimbursement fees: SB 6084
Districts, orders for warrants and warrant registers, sending in electronic format with facsimile signatures: * HB 2485, CH 209 (2012)
Districts, participation in STEM teacher certification pilot program: SB 5725
Districts, priority safety net funding when providing basic education to individuals residing in residential habilitation centers: HB 2720, SHB 2720
Districts, public records requests, authority to charge for reasonable costs of responding: SB 6576
Districts, purchase of employee health insurance through health care authority: SB 5612, SB 5613
Districts, purchasing of Washington grown food and other goods, bid requirements: SB 6183
Districts, required action districts, adding social emotional learning to criteria for academic audits of lowest-achieving schools: SB 6117
Districts, required assessments for elementary and middle school students, parent or guardian opportunity to excuse child from participation: HB 2831
Districts, required assessments, disclosure of information about to parents or guardians: HB 2633, HB 2831
Districts, revising district procedural and curricular requirements to provide flexibility: HB 1025
Districts, revising provisions concerning learning assistance funds, assessments, and fiscal and performance audits: HB 2538, SHB 2538, SB 6323
Districts, role under excellent teachers for every student act: SB 5914
Districts, school district employer pooled benefits: HB 2666, SB 6553
Districts, second-class, compliance reports: SB 5184, * SSB 5184, CH 45 (2011)
Districts, state requirements for, revising provisions to ease burden on districts: HB 2333
Districts, transformation zone district, establishment: HB 2428, SB 6202
Districts, truancy, removing district civil action petition requirements: HB 2835
Districts, truancy, revising statutory provisions: SHB 1530, HB 2835
Districts, truancy, temporarily suspending district civil action petition requirements: HB 1530
Districts, waiver of certain state requirements: HB 1414
Dropout reduction and graduation improvement, superintendent of public instruction to assist schools and districts: HB 1443, SHB 1443, E2SHB 1443, HB 2111
Dropout reduction, creating pay for actual student success program: HB 1599, SHB 1599, * E2SHB 1599, CH 288 (2011) PV
Dropout reduction, provisions of youth school dropout reduction and crime prevention act: SB 5317
Education construction fund, discontinuing funds appropriation for student achievement program: * HB 2824, CH 10 (2012)
Education construction fund, reducing funding for: HB 2823, * ESHB 2823, CH 5 (2012), SB 6377, SB 6618
Education enrichment account, creation and funding through income tax on high income earners: SB 6548
Education legacy trust account, use of money deposited into account for support of common schools: * HB 2824, CH 10 (2012)
Education system, modifying statutory provisions to provide flexibility: SB 5191, SSB 5191
Education, department of, creation as an executive branch agency: HB 1973, SB 5639, SSB 5639
Educational opportunity gap, implementing achievement gap oversight and accountability committee recommendations: HB 1669
Educational service districts, 2010-11 school year schedule for apportionment to districts for school districts: HB 1252, HB 1354, * ESHB 1354, CH 4 (2011), SB 5472
Educational service districts, apportionments to school districts, delaying for 2012-13 school year: HB 2129, SHB 2129
Educational service districts, purchase of employee health insurance through health care authority: SB 5612, SB 5613
Educational service districts, recommending legal framework and process for school district financial insolvency and dissolution: * SHB 1431, CH 192 (2011)
Educational staff associates, performance-based reduction in force: HB 1609
Educational success for youth and alumni of foster care act: HB 2254, * SHB 2254, CH 163 (2012), SB 6374
Educator certificates, application processing fee to be charged: HB 1449, * ESHB 1449, CH 23 (2011)
Elementary schools, mathematics instruction by elementary mathematics specialists: HB 1600, * SHB 1600, CH 209 (2011)
Employees, background investigation and screening: HB 1934
Employees, benefits, reforming benefits purchasing: SB 5940
Employees, benefits, school district employer pooled benefits: HB 2666, SB 6553
Employees, certificated and classified, district assignment policies, expanding staff assignment elements for consideration: SB 6537
Employees, certificated classroom teachers, performance-based reduction in force: HB 1609, SB 5399
Employees, certificated instructional staff with national board certification, limiting bonus for: HB 2804
Employees, certificated, deadlines for contract nonrenewal notices: HB 2110, 2SHB 2538
Employees, certificated, deadlines for nonrenewal of contract or transferal notices: 2SHB 2538
Employees, certificated, new teacher and principal evaluation systems and professional development related to implementation of systems: * ESSB 5895, CH 35 (2012)
Employees, certificated, revised teacher and principal evaluation systems: SSB 5896
Employees, certificated, to be considered provisional after consecutive unsatisfactory evaluations: HB 2309, HB 2427, SB 6203, SB 6278
Employees, certificated, use of summative comprehensive evaluation performance ratings for: HB 2537, SB 6177
Employees, compensation, district implementation of reductions through hour and day requirement waivers: SB 5829
Employees, cost-of-living increases, funding through retail sales tax: HB 2763
Employees, educational staff associates, performance-based reduction in force: HB 1609
Employees, former school district employees, rates of vacation leave accrual when subsequently a state employee: HB 2189
Employees, health benefits, amending various provisions: HB 2829, * ESSB 5940, CH 3 (2012)
Employees, health benefits, creating consolidated purchasing system and community-rated risk pool: HB 2724, SB 6442, SSB 6442
Employees, health benefits, creating school employees' benefits board: HB 2724, SB 6442, SSB 6442
Employees, health care insurance benefits to include wellness incentives: SB 5869
Employees, ongoing suspension of cost-of-living increases: HB 1132, SHB 1132, SB 5470
Employees, ongoing suspension of cost-of-living increases, certain bonuses, and application of certain credits: * 2SHB 1132, CH 18 (2011)
Employees, repealing cost-of-living increases: SB 6377, SB 6618
Employees, savings plan, creation of public employees' savings plan: SB 5908
Employees, school and educational service districts, purchase of employee health insurance through health care authority: SB 5612, SB 5613
Employees, TRS and SERS retirement systems, allowing for foregone compensation when calculating earnable compensation: HB 1787
Epinephrine auto-injectors, placing in schools: SB 6593
Evaluation systems for teachers and principals, establishing statewide implementation plan: HB 2334, SB 6317
Evaluation systems for teachers and principals, incorporating in-service training or continuing education and developing online training package for new system: HB 2165, SB 6318
Evaluation systems for teachers and principals, revised: SSB 5896
Excellent teachers for every student act: SB 5914
Family engagement coordinators, allocations and requirements: HB 2470
Federal forest revolving account, allocation of revenue for public schools: HB 1331, SB 5239, * SSB 5239, CH 278 (2011)
Financial education public-private partnership, membership: * HB 1594, CH 262 (2011)
Financial education, adoption of jumpstart coalition national standards in K-12 personal finance education: * HB 1594, CH 262 (2011)
Financial education, online, superintendent of public instruction to implement: HB 1684
Financial literacy, establishment as a high school graduation requirement: HB 2268
Fire prevention activities in schools, appropriation of funds from fire service training account for: * ESHB 2747, CH 173 (2012)
Fiscal notes, process for legislation uniquely affecting districts: * EHB 1703, CH 140 (2011)
Food, purchasing of Washington grown foods, bid requirements: SB 6183
Foster care, youth in and alumni of, changing various programs to improve educational success of: HB 2254, * SHB 2254, CH 163 (2012), SB 6374
Funding for education, modifying state expenditure limit to decrease non-education spending: SB 6567
Funding for schools, establishing joint select committee on article IX litigation to address: * HCR 4410 (2012)
Global challenge states, eliminating the goal of global challenge state funding levels: HB 1451
Gonzaga Prep Bullpups basketball team, recognizing: * SR 8658 (2011)
Graduation requirements, eliminating statewide assessment as a requirement for high school graduation: HB 1463
Graduation requirements, establishing cardiopulmonary resuscitation as requirement: HB 2294
Graduation requirements, establishing financial literacy as a high school graduation requirement: HB 2268
Graduation requirements, revising to emphasize core knowledge and skills: HB 2411
Graduation requirements, revising various, including culminating project requirement: HB 2538, SHB 2538, SB 6323
Granite Falls High School, honoring Shopgirls: * HR 4634 (2011), * SR 8648 (2011)
Gun safety, Eddie Eagle gun safety program, using in preschools, early learning programs, and schools: SJM 8020
Health and fitness education, to include mental health and suicide prevention education: SHB 1163, * 2SHB 1163, CH 185 (2011), HB 1270
Health care, district contracts with direct practice health providers: HB 1790, * ESHB 1790, CH 269 (2011)
Higher education committee, joint, creation: * E2SHB 2483, CH 229 (2012) PV, SSB 6232, E2SSB 6232
Higher education remedial courses, charge back system for reimbursement of higher education institutions by school districts: HB 1816
Highly capable students program, requirements for rules adoption: SB 6118
Highly capable students program, strengthening: HB 2506, SB 6246
Immunization, exemption from public school requirements: HB 1015, * ESB 5005, CH 299 (2011)
Indian education division, creation within office of superintendent of public instruction: HB 1829, SB 5687
Initiative 728, mandatory allocations for student achievement program under, eliminating: * HB 2824, CH 10 (2012), SB 6273
Initiative 728, setting aside provisions: SB 6618
Initiative 732, setting aside provisions: SB 6618
Innovation schools and innovation zones, creation and comprehensive provisions: HB 1546, SHB 1546, * E2SHB 1546, CH 260 (2011), SB 5792
Innovation schools, process for identifying and recognizing: * HB 1521, CH 202 (2011), SB 5726, SSB 5726
Instructional material used in public schools, public access to: HB 2381
Insurance, health benefits, amending various provisions: HB 2829, * ESSB 5940, CH 3 (2012)
Insurance, health benefits, establishing consolidated purchasing system for school employees: HB 2724, SB 6442, SSB 6442
International baccalaureate diploma programme, completion, qualifying for high school diploma as a consequence: HB 1524, * SHB 1524, CH 203 (2011)
International student exchange, registration of programs: SB 6282
Interpreters, educational, assessments and performance standards: HB 2765
Interscholastic activities, establishing the Knight act: * ESSB 6383, CH 155 (2012)
Interscholastic activities, Washington interscholastic activities association penalties: SB 6383, * ESSB 6383, CH 155 (2012)
Joint select committee on education accountability, reestablishment as joint select committee on education finance and accountability: HB 2818
Joint task force on education funding, establishment: * HB 2824, CH 10 (2012)
K-12 appropriations, requiring enacting into law before action on other omnibus appropriations legislation: HB 2533, HB 2780
K-12 campuses, access for occupational and educational information, requirements: HB 1470, SHB 1470, SB 5189, SSB 5189
K-12 employees' health benefits pool, establishment of interagency agreements for voluntary enrollment: SB 5940
K-20 telecommunications system, creation and role of K-20 operations cooperative: HB 1841, SHB 1841, SB 5761, SB 5931, * ESSB 5931, CH 43 (2011) PV
K-3 class size reductions, funding by narrowing and repealing certain tax exemptions: HB 2078
K-3 class size reductions, funding by narrowing certain tax exemptions: SHB 2078
K-4 class size reductions, funding by tax on gross income over one million dollars: HB 2766
Kamiak High School, honoring boys swimming and diving team: * HR 4643 (2011)
Kidnapping offenders, registered, notice to school when offender is attending: HB 1208, SB 5203, * SSB 5203, CH 337 (2011)
Kindergarten, readiness assessment, use by certain schools: HB 1443, SHB 1443, E2SHB 1443, HB 2111, HB 2470
Kindergarten, state-funded full-day, repealing nonresident sales tax exemption to provide funding for: HB 2534, HB 2791
Kindergarten, state-funded full-day, using student assessment process: HB 1510, SHB 1510, 2SHB 1510, SB 5427, SSB 5427, * 2SSB 5427, CH 340 (2011)
Kindergarten, Washington inventory of developing skills, convening work group concerning: * ESHB 2586, CH 51 (2012)
Kindergarten, Washington inventory of developing skills, phasing-in statewide implementation: HB 2586, * ESHB 2586, CH 51 (2012), SB 6326
Kiona-Benton High School, honoring wrestler Sheridan McDonald: * SR 8660 (2011)
Knives and other sharp edge bladed weapons, carrying and possessing on school grounds and transportation: HB 1734
Laboratory school partnership program, creation: HB 2606, SB 6348
Launch year act: * E2SHB 1808, CH 77 (2011)
Launch year program, allowing postsecondary credit for senior year coursework: HB 1808, SHB 1808, * E2SHB 1808, CH 77 (2011), SB 5616, SSB 5616, 2SSB 5616
Levies, for schools, authorizing further additional maintenance and operation levies in certain cases: SB 6099
Levies, for schools, impact on maximum levy amounts of elimination of nonhigh school reimbursement fees: SB 6084
Levies, for schools, modifying district levy base calculation in relation to Initiative 728 allocation rate: * HB 2824, CH 10 (2012)
Levies, for schools, modifying lid limit provisions: HB 2813
Levies, for schools, preserving levy base and collecting voter-approved funds: HB 1815, SHB 1815, SB 5652
Levies, for schools, preserving levy base by including amount equivalent to education jobs fund allocation: HB 1814, SHB 1814, SB 5651
Lewis and Clark High School Lady Tigers basketball team, recognizing: * SR 8658 (2011)
Lighthouse schools, designation to include elementary schools: SB 6041, * SSB 6041, CH 151 (2012)
Local effort assistance funds for districts, distribution schedule and matching ratios: HB 2813
Looping students and teachers in successive grade levels, professional educator standards board role in permitting districts to loop: HB 2164
Maebori, Jay, 2011 Washington state teacher of the year, honoring: * SR 8631 (2011)
Math performance incentive program, creation: SB 6375
Mathematics, assessments, establishing and achieving high school growth targets: SB 5479
Mathematics, elementary school, instruction by elementary mathematics specialists: HB 1600, * SHB 1600, CH 209 (2011)
Mathematics, high school, end-of-course assessments: * HB 1412, CH 25 (2011), SB 5227
Mathematics, STEM teacher certification pilot program, creation and participation: SB 5725
Meals sold to students and faculty of certain nonprofit entities, exemption from sales and use tax: HB 2095
Medical emergency response program, establishment, to include an automated external defibrillator for each high school: SB 6631
Medications, expanding list that school employees may administer to students: * HB 2247, CH 16 (2012), SB 6174
Military, access to K-12 campuses for occupational information, district authority to provide, requirements: HB 1470, SHB 1470, SB 5189, SSB 5189
Millionaires, two percent tax on, funding paramount duty trust fund and reducing K-4 class sizes: SB 6482
Native education, office of, creation within office of superintendent of public instruction: * SHB 1829, CH 270 (2011), SSB 5687
Nurses, school setting, clarifying authority: HB 1753, SHB 1753
Offenders, youth who committed violent or sex offense or stalking, notice to certain schools when released: HB 1549, SHB 1549, SB 5428, * SSB 5428, CH 107 (2011)
Online learning, provisions concerning approved online courses: SB 5603
Online learning, schools and various agencies to encourage K-12 students to use during school year breaks: HB 2634
P-12 education council, creation: SSB 5639
P-20 education council, creation: HB 1973, SB 5639
Paraeducators, pipeline for paraeducators conditional scholarship program, requirements: SHB 1443, E2SHB 1443, HB 2470
Paramount duty trust fund, establishment, revenues from income tax to be used for education: HB 2766
Parents, provisions of restoration of parents' rights act: HB 1602
Pay for actual student success program, creating to encourage dropout prevention: HB 1599, SHB 1599, * E2SHB 1599, CH 288 (2011) PV
Peer mentoring, higher education partnerships to encourage at-risk elementary school students to attend college: HB 1908
Plant facilities for schools, state funding assistance for, exempting space for STEM schools from eligibility determinations: SB 6038
Principals, district assignment policies, expanding staff assignment elements for consideration: SB 6537
Principals, establishing residency provisional principal certification: HB 1593, SHB 1593, E2SHB 1593, SB 5667
Principals, evaluation system, establishing statewide implementation plan: HB 2334, SB 6317
Principals, evaluation system, implementing revised system and using results: HB 2427, SB 6203
Principals, evaluation system, incorporating in-service training or continuing education and developing online training package for new system: HB 2165, SB 6318
Principals, evaluation system, revised: SSB 5896
Principals, evaluation systems and professional development programs: * ESSB 5895, CH 35 (2012)
Principals, residency principal preparation programs, requiring knowledge of teacher evaluation: HB 2537, * ESSB 5895, CH 35 (2012), SB 6177
Project lead the way, STEM courses for aerospace careers, grants for high schools: SB 5975
Public school cultural access programs, cultural access authorities to develop and provide: HB 1837, SB 5626
Public school cultural access programs, education and arts cultural access authorities to develop and provide: SHB 1837, SSB 5626
Quality award council and quality awards, funding and role in awards and other quality management training for school districts: HB 2795
Rainier Beach Vikings boys basketball team, recognizing: * HR 4683 (2012)
Religious references, prohibiting censorship or restriction of certain history and heritage instruction based on: HB 2377
Renton High School's 100 years, honoring: * HR 4619 (2011)
Resident students, full-time equivalent in county, basis for allocation of federal forest revolving account revenue: HB 1331, SB 5239, * SSB 5239, CH 278 (2011)
Residential habilitation centers, priority safety net funding for districts providing basic education to individuals residing in: HB 2720, SHB 2720
Running start program, limiting enrollment: SB 5572, SSB 5572
Running start program, transfer of college-level courses: ESSB 5924
Running start program, tuition and fees: SB 5924, ESSB 5924
Salary allocations for districts, equalization: SB 5568
School employees' benefits board, creation within health care authority: HB 2724, SB 6442, SSB 6442
School innovation program, including pilot projects, establishment: HB 1447
School year, one hundred eighty-day, waivers from: HB 2215, HB 2479, SB 6020, SB 6050
Science, assessments, establishing and achieving high school growth targets: SB 5479
Science, assessments, temporarily setting aside: HB 2797, SB 6314
Science, high school, alternative to meeting science standard on statewide assessment: * ESHB 1410, CH 22 (2011)
Science, high school, end-of-course assessments: HB 1410, * ESHB 1410, CH 22 (2011), SB 5226
Science, STEM courses for aerospace careers, grants for high schools and skill centers: * EHB 2159, CH 1 (2011), SB 5975
Science, STEM teacher certification pilot program, creation and participation: SB 5725
Searches, revising provisions: HB 1893
Sex offenders, registered, criminal trespass on school property by a sex offender: HB 1977
Sex offenders, registered, entering school grounds to be prohibited: SB 5351, SSB 5351
Sex offenders, registered, notice to certain schools when offender is released: HB 1549, SHB 1549, SB 5428, * SSB 5428, CH 107 (2011)
Sex offenders, registered, notice to school when offender is attending: HB 1208, SB 5203, * SSB 5203, CH 337 (2011)
Sexual health education, requiring signed parental confirmation: HB 1604
Sexual health education, sexual offense legal elements and consequences information requirement: HB 1284, SHB 1284
Single-sex classes, authorizing: SB 6058, SB 6086
Social emotional learning, incorporation in basic education instruction: HB 1004
South Bend High School football team, celebrating: * SR 8618 (2011)
Special education, developing meaningful assessment for students with cognitive challenges: HB 1519, SHB 1519, * 2SHB 1519, CH 75 (2011)
Spokane Valley Bengals 2011 football team, recognizing: * SR 8668 (2012)
Sports, Washington interscholastic activities association penalties: SB 6383, * ESSB 6383, CH 155 (2012)
State education council, establishment: ESHB 1849
State education council, establishment as oversight and advocacy board for K-12 education: HB 1849
State environmental policy act, expanding environmental checklist by adding adverse impacts to schools: HB 2710
Statewide assessments, eliminating use as a graduation requirement: HB 1463
Statewide assessments, performance standards, legislature to be advised concerning: HB 2115, * ESHB 2115, CH 6 (2011)
Statewide assessments, science, alternative to meeting science standard on assessment: * ESHB 1410, CH 22 (2011)
Statewide assessments, science, temporarily setting aside: HB 2797, SB 6314
STEM program courses, national multidisciplinary program, grants for high schools to implement: * EHB 2159, CH 1 (2011)
STEM schools, space for, exempting from eligibility determinations for state funding assistance for school plant facilities: SB 6038
Storm water pollution, schools to conduct awareness activities each May: SB 5777
Strategic investments in education, identifying tax preferences for repeal to help fund education: HB 1980
Student achievement council, creation: SHB 2483, * E2SHB 2483, CH 229 (2012) PV
Student achievement council, creation of: HB 2483, SB 6232, SSB 6232, E2SSB 6232
Student achievement council, office of the: HB 2483, SB 6232
Student achievement program, fund allocations: * HB 1131, CH 17 (2011), SB 5471
Student achievement program, mandatory allocations under Initiative 728, eliminating: * HB 2824, CH 10 (2012), SB 6273
Student achievement program, repealing requirement to provide funding for: HB 2817, HB 2820
Student achievement, joint select legislative committee on, establishment: HB 2483, SHB 2483, SB 6232
Student auditing committees, creation at each higher education institution: HB 2478, SB 6390
Student possessions and personal effects, searches of, revising provisions: HB 1893
Supplies and clothing for students, sales and use tax holiday: HB 2644
Tahoma High School "We the People" team, honoring: * SR 8628 (2011), * SR 8685 (2012)
Teachers and principals, evaluation systems, development and implementation: HB 1443, SHB 1443, E2SHB 1443, HB 2111
Teachers, career and technical education certificated teachers, criteria for being considered to be professional certificated teachers: SB 5905
Teachers, career and technical education certificated teachers, waving continuing education requirements in certain situations: SB 5906
Teachers, certificated classroom teachers, performance-based reduction in force: HB 1609, SB 5399
Teachers, certificated instructional staff with national board certification, limiting bonus for: HB 2804
Teachers, compensation system for, technical working group duties concerning: SB 5959
Teachers, dismissal after unsuccessful improvement, notice requirements and procedures: SB 5455
Teachers, district assignment policies, expanding staff assignment elements for consideration: SB 6537
Teachers, establishment of top teacher recognition grant program: SB 5455
Teachers, evaluation system, establishing statewide implementation plan: HB 2334, SB 6317
Teachers, evaluation system, implementing revised system and using results: HB 2427, SB 6203
Teachers, evaluation system, incorporating in-service training or continuing education and developing online training package for new system: HB 2165, SB 6318
Teachers, evaluation system, revised: SSB 5896
Teachers, evaluation systems and professional development programs: * ESSB 5895, CH 35 (2012)
Teachers, evaluations, certificated employees to be considered provisional after consecutive unsatisfactory evaluations: HB 2309, HB 2427, SB 6203, SB 6278
Teachers, excellent teachers for every student act, provisions including teacher performance and salaries: SB 5914
Teachers, nonrenewal of contracts due to workforce reductions, provisions: HB 2451, SB 5959
Teachers, professional certificated teachers, criteria for certificated teachers to be considered to be: SB 5905
Teachers, repealing cost-of-living increases: SB 6377, SB 6618
Teachers, STEM teacher certification pilot program, creation and participation: SB 5725
Teachers, STEM-related certification subject area endorsements, revising standards: * HB 2160, CH 2 (2011), SB 5973
Teachers, teacher and principal agreement on staffing placement: HB 1609, SB 5399
Teachers, use of summative comprehensive evaluation performance ratings for certificated employees: HB 2537, SB 6177
Technical and career education, support of student organizations and acceptance of high school courses for college credit: HB 1168
Traffic safety education courses, authority to administer portions of drivers' licensing examination: * ESHB 1635, CH 370 (2011)
Traffic safety education, revising provisions: HB 1025
Transfer and student advising system for higher education, online, establishing and maintaining: HB 2258
Transformation zone district, establishment: HB 2428, SB 6202
Transitional bilingual instruction program, strengthening: HB 2506, SB 6246
Transportation, district to charge certain students for extra mileage traveled by district: SB 5196
Truancy, court procedures and related statutory provisions: HB 1064, HB 1530, SB 6494, * SSB 6494, CH 157 (2012)
Truancy, removing district civil action petition requirements: HB 2835
Truancy, revising statutory provisions: SHB 1530, HB 2835, SB 6494, * SSB 6494, CH 157 (2012)
Truancy, temporarily suspending district civil action petition requirements: HB 1530
Tumwater Thunderbirds football team, honoring: * HR 4616 (2011)
Universal declaration of human rights, educating students concerning: SB 6300
Vouchers for parents educating children outside public school system, applying and issuance: SB 5848
Vouchers, issuance to parents educating their children outside the public school system: SB 5346
Waiver of certain state requirements for school districts, provisions: HB 1414
Washington state school directors' association, adopting model implementation policy for interviewing alleged victims of child abuse or neglect: SB 6549
Washington state school directors' association, membership: HB 1974
Washington works indicators and payments, establishment and use: HB 2265, SHB 2265
Weapons, knives and other sharp edge bladed weapons, carrying and possessing on school grounds and transportation: HB 1734
Youth school dropout reduction and crime prevention act: SB 5317