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               (See also EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY GAP OVERSIGHT AND ACCOUNTABILITY COMMITTEE; PUBLIC INSTRUCTION, SUPERINTENDENT)
Accountability system, adding becoming a productive citizen to purpose of: HB 2703
Accountability, Washington achievement index, annual school rating system for, revising: HB 1714
Accountability, Washington achievement index, schools and districts for recognition, basing on separate performance indicators: SHB 1714
Achievement index, grading schools A-F, student moving from D or F school to C or higher: HB 2729
Adrenal insufficiency, acute, school medical emergencies due to, policy guidelines: HB 1498
Allergen information, posting at public schools: HB 1562, SHB 1562, 2SHB 1562
Assessments, results, availability as norm-referenced results and student growth percentiles, when: HB 1666
Assessments, results, notifying students and their parents or guardians of: HB 2429, SHB 2429
Assessments, student assessment inventory tool, OSPI to obtain and distribute to districts, and schools to use: SB 6552
Assessments, student statewide, reducing to those meeting federal mandates and eliminating use as graduation requirements: HB 2670, SB 6122, SB 6458, SB 6476
Assessments, student, delaying and eliminating as graduation requirement: SB 6182
Assessments, student, developing new assessments aligned with revised essential academic learning requirements: HB 2165
Assessments, student, eliminating certain assessments and alternatives and adding local course option: 2EHB 2214, SHB 2214
Assessments, student, eliminating certain assessments and use of objective alternatives: HB 2670, SB 6458, SB 6476
Assessments, student, eliminating certain assessments while increasing alternatives: HB 1703, SB 5520
Assessments, student, formative and summative, certain provisions: SB 6040
Assessments, student, locally determined courses and transition courses: HB 2556, SHB 2556
Assessments, student, locally determined courses and transition courses, OSPI to study: 2EHB 2214, SHB 2214
Assessments, student, parent and guardian right to excuse students from statewide, to be unrestricted: HB 2167, HB 2670, SB 6458, SB 6460, SB 6476
Assessments, student, science requirement alternative assessments, eliminating: HB 2734, SB 6640
Assessments, student, science requirement for certificate of academic achievement, delaying: * SB 6145, CH 42 (2015)
Assessments, student, science requirement for certificate of academic achievement, eliminating: HB 1950, HB 2184, HB 2734, SB 5825, SB 6640
Assessments, student, third grade English language arts, parental notification when student below basic on: SB 5803, * ESSB 5803, CH 125 (2015)
Assessments, student, transition from current to smarter balanced assessments, modifying provisions: HB 1785
Assessments, student, transitioning from biology assessment to comprehensive science assessment: HB 2734, SB 6640
Assessments, student, using college readiness assessment for certificate of achievement, pilot program: HB 2919, SB 6473
Assessments, student, withdrawing from smarter balanced assessment consortium: HB 2165
Assessments, student, withdrawing from smarter balanced assessment consortium and returning to prior assessments: SB 6030
Athletic activity, sudden cardiac arrest during, online pamphlet concerning: HB 1750, SB 5083, * ESSB 5083, CH 26 (2015)
Athletic fields, with synthetic turf, establishing advisory group, study, restrictions, and requirements: SB 6540
Athletic fields, with synthetic turf, safety concerns, procedures, and advisory committee: HB 2547
Auburn Mountainview High School FIRST robotics team, recognizing: * SR 8619 (2015)
Auburn Riverside High School, band teacher Meghan Wagner, her work as a music educator, recognizing: SR 8713
Auburn School District, superintendent Kip Herren, recognizing: * SR 8684 (2015)
Basic education enhancements, balanced operating budget requirement exception for, removing: HB 2219
Basic education, ample funding of, suspending state expenditure limit to provide: * EHB 2267, CH 29 (2015)
Basic education, recodifying most statutes into one chapter: SB 6130
Basketball hoops, retractable, inspection requirements and safety and health standards for: SB 6386, SSB 6386
Bonds, school district, requiring simple majority to authorize: HB 1941, HJR 4210
Breakfast after the bell programs, in high-needs schools: HB 1295, SHB 1295, 2SHB 1295, E3SHB 1295, HB 2824, SB 5437, SSB 5437, 2SSB 5437
Bullying, district antiharassment, intimidation, and bullying policy: SB 5526
Bus operators, for private schools, B&O tax application to: SB 6438, SSB 6438
Buses, drivers of school buses, immunity from liability, when: HB 1120, SHB 1120, SB 5548
Buses, seat belts and other restraint systems, studying costs and benefits of: HB 2639
Buses, toll bridge charges exemption for: SB 6643
Cameras, traffic safety, use in school zones, requirements: EHB 1087
Career and college-ready lighthouse pilot project and advisory committee, establishing: HB 2948, SHB 2948
Career and technical education, allocations for materials, supplies, and operating costs: HB 2868, HB 2989, SB 6415, SB 6661
Career and technical education, granting math or science credit for high school CTE courses, delaying: SB 5966
Career and technical education, model framework and curriculum, work group to update: HB 1541, SHB 1541, E2SHB 1541, SB 6192, SB 6244, SSB 6244, 2SSB 6244
Career and technical education, to include elementary students: SB 5082, SSB 5082
Career guidance Washington, developing as career and college readiness program model: HB 1864, SHB 1864
Charter public schools, funding and contract re-execution for compliance: HB 2367, HB 2824, SB 6194, SSB 6194, * E2SSB 6194, CH 241 (2016)
Charter school commission, members and requirements for authorizing schools: HB 1971, SB 5791
Charter school commission, state, members and school authorization: HB 2367, HB 2824, SB 6194, SSB 6194, * E2SSB 6194, CH 241 (2016)
Charter schools, contributions to Washington charter school account, B&O tax credit for: HB 2902
Charter schools, district, authorizing: SB 6163
Charter schools, independent performance audits of: HB 1971, SB 5791
Civics program for students, promoting responsible participation in government, development: SB 6232
Class size, districts with 45,000-plus students, establishing legislative task force: HB 2837
Class size, reducing K-12, funding for: SB 6104
Class size, reducing K-3, construction grant pilot program: * 2ESSB 6080, CH 41 (2015)
Class size, reducing K-3, construction grant program, account transfers to fund: HB 2968
Class size, reducing K-3, funding for: HB 2996, SB 6088, SSB 6088
Class size, reducing K-3, grant program and bonds for facilities: SB 6080
Class size, reducing K-3, limiting to: SSB 6059
Class size, reducing K-3, using certain facilities in support of, when: HB 2985, * SHB 2985, CH 159 (2016)
Class size, reducing, basic education funding formula revisions: HB 2222, SB 6088, SSB 6088
Class size, reducing, basic education funding formula revisions, deferring: * EHB 2266, CH 38 (2015)
Clean energy education program, developing and establishing: ESSB 5113, SB 6218
Coaches, online sudden cardiac arrest prevention program for: HB 1750, SB 5083, * ESSB 5083, CH 26 (2015)
College admission tests, SAT or ACT, free of charge for all juniors and seniors to take: HB 2962
College bound scholarship program, aligning eligibility with state need grant: HB 2241, SB 6113
College bound scholarship program, eligibility, expanding "resident student" definition for: HB 2801
College bound scholarship program, enrollees, grant program for student support services programs for: SB 5856
College bound scholarship program, pledge requirement, modifying: HB 1236, ESHB 1236, E2SHB 1236
College bound scholarship program, recipients, honoring: * SR 8618 (2015)
College bound scholarship program, using for community or technical college: HB 2039, HB 2301
College bound scholarship program, work group recommendations: SB 5851, SSB 5851, * 2SSB 5851, CH 244 (2015)
College credit, dual credit options, expanding and funding: SB 5080, SSB 5080
College in the high school program, dual credit access for low-income students: SHB 1546, * E2SHB 1546, CH 202 (2015)
College in the high school program, dual credit opportunities: HB 1546, SB 5080, SSB 5080, SB 5086
College in the high school program, earlier participation: HB 1031, SHB 1031, HB 1081, SHB 1546, * E2SHB 1546, CH 202 (2015)
Colton High School Wildcats girls' basketball team, honoring: * HR 4616 (2015)
Common core standards, revising essential academic learning requirements to avoid alignment with: HB 2165
Common core standards, withdrawing from, and returning to prior essential academic learning requirements: SB 6030
Community learning center program, advisory council, creating: HB 1960, SB 5814
Community learning center program, communities of color and rural and low-income communities, targeting: HB 1960, SB 5814
Community learning center program, various programs, provisions concerning: HB 1960, SB 5814
Computer science and education (CS and E) grant program, creating: HB 1813
Computer science, standards for learning and K-12 teacher endorsement: HB 1813, * SHB 1813, CH 3 (2015)
Conflict resolution program, statewide dispute resolution organizations and certified mediators, roles of: HB 1840, * SB 5805, CH 126 (2015)
Construction, labor and materials sales and use tax exemptions: HB 1583, SB 5927
Construction, school construction assistance program, dividing certain districts for space allocation purposes: HB 2161
Construction, school construction assistance program, eligibility for: HB 2985, * SHB 2985, CH 159 (2016)
Construction, school construction assistance program, funding percentage, cost allowance, and space allocations: HB 2161, SB 5859
Counselors, guidance, minimum allocation for: SB 6088, SSB 6088
Counselors, social workers, and psychologists, professional development concerning student distress: HB 1862
Counselors, social workers, and psychologists, role in meeting unmet student mental health needs, defining: HB 1900, SHB 1900, 2SHB 1900
Counselors, social workers, and psychologists, school, legislative task force on: HB 2381
Counselors, social workers, and psychologists, school, task force on: SHB 2381
Cultural access program for public schools, creating: HB 1107, SHB 1107, 2SHB 1107, HB 2247, HB 2263, * ESHB 2263, CH 24 (2015), SB 5463, SSB 5463
Cultural competence, training in, for educators: HB 1541, SHB 1541, E2SHB 1541, 3SHB 1541, * 4SHB 1541, CH 72 (2016), HB 2609, SB 6192, SSB 6244, 2SSB 6244
Cursive writing, teaching in common schools, requirement: SB 6469
Data, disaggregated student data, requirements: HB 1541, SHB 1541, E2SHB 1541, 3SHB 1541, * 4SHB 1541, CH 72 (2016), HB 2608, SB 6192, SB 6244, SSB 6244, 2SSB 6244
Data, graduation rate collection and tabulation, modifying: HB 2743, SHB 2743
Day, extending for middle school homework assistance, pilot program: SB 5657, SSB 5657
Day, less than six hours of instruction, waiver to allow, prohibiting: HB 1805
Digital citizenship and safe technology use, including advisory committee: HB 2595, SB 6273, * SSB 6273, CH 59 (2016)
Disabilities, children from birth to age three with, early intervention services, role of school districts: HB 1794, * SB 5879, CH 57 (2016)
Disabilities, students with, commission on improving outcomes for, creation and duties: SB 5946
Disabilities, students with, restraint or isolation, limiting and prohibitions: * SHB 1240, CH 206 (2015)
Disabilities, students with, restraint or isolation, limiting and prohibitions and model policy: HB 1240, SB 5850, SB 5908, SSB 5908, 2SSB 5908
Disasters, drills schools must conduct to prepare for: HB 2257
Discipline policies and procedures, model school district, creation and posting: SSB 6244, 2SSB 6244
Discipline task force, expanding membership of: SSB 6244, 2SSB 6244
Discipline, policies and procedures, discretionary discipline, and suspension and expulsion: SB 6244, SSB 6244, 2SSB 6244
Discipline, student, addressing disproportionality in, including task force: HB 1541, SHB 1541, E2SHB 1541, 3SHB 1541, * 4SHB 1541, CH 72 (2016), SB 6192
Districts, Bethel school district, superintendent Tom Seigel, recognizing: * SR 8625 (2015)
Districts, board adoption of policy-implementation procedure, notice requirements before: HB 2643
Districts, board of directors for, authority to change electoral system for, when: HB 1745, ESHB 1745, E2SHB 1745, SB 5668, SB 6663
Districts, board of directors member compensation: HB 1665, HB 2851, SHB 2851, SB 6259, SSB 6259
Districts, board of directors, appointments to: HB 1497
Districts, board of directors, using remote access means to participate in meetings when absent: HB 2889
Districts, continuity of operations of: SB 6553
Districts, dissolution of, modifying requirement: * SB 5120, CH 82 (2015)
Districts, district charter schools, authorizing: SB 6163
Districts, four-year budget outlook generic model, technical working group to consider feasibility: SB 6130
Districts, housing projects for low-income students, certain funds for: * EHB 1633, CH 155 (2015), SB 5578
Districts, large, division of and board member limits for: HB 1860, HB 2048, SHB 2048
Districts, lean management and Baldrige performance excellence principles, implementing: SB 5837
Districts, local revenue fund for each district, establishing: SB 6130
Districts, purchasing contracts, lowest responsible bidder requirement: HB 2779
Districts, school performance reports, to include performance on Washington achievement index: HB 2978
Districts, transfer of territory between, when initiated by the boards of directors: HB 1952
Dropout prevention through farm engagement pilot project, establishing: HB 1568
Dual language programs, K-12 dual language expansion grant program, creating: HB 1783, SHB 1783, SB 5675, SSB 5675
Education, department of, creating, while abolishing office of superintendent of public instruction and board of education: HB 2947
Educational opportunity gap oversight and accountability committee, reviewing absenteeism issues: HB 2449, SHB 2449, * 2SHB 2449, CH 205 (2016) PV
Educational opportunity gap, closing educational opportunity gap act, strategies: SB 6244, SSB 6244, 2SSB 6244
Educational opportunity gap, oversight and accountability committee recommendations: HB 1541, SHB 1541, E2SHB 1541, 3SHB 1541, * 4SHB 1541, CH 72 (2016), SB 6192
Educational programs in charter schools, opportunity pathways account funding: * E2SSB 6194, CH 241 (2016)
Educational programs not in common schools, opportunity pathways account funding: HB 2367, HB 2824, SB 6194, SSB 6194
Educational service districts, regional school safety and security program: 2SSB 5252, * ESB 6620, CH 240 (2016)
Educational service districts, role in social emotional learning strategies: HB 1760, SHB 1760, SB 5688, SSB 5688
Educational staff associates, nonrenewal of, basing workforce reduction on performance evaluations: HB 1386
Educator professional growth plans, submitted via eCert system, disclosure exemption: HB 1804, SB 5495
Emergencies, districts continuity of operations during: SB 6553
Employees, certificated instructional staff, allocation enhancement for safe and healthy learning climate: HB 2149
Employees, certificated instructional staff, COLAs: SB 5890
Employees, certificated instructional staff, new salary allocation model: SB 6130
Employees, certificated instructional staff, new statewide salary schedule for: HB 1854, SB 5890, SB 6104, SB 6109
Employees, certificated instructional staff, raising base salaries and allocations for: HB 2472, SB 6241
Employees, certificated, adverse changes to contracts of, hearing process for: HB 1936
Employees, certificated, contract status appeals adverse change, notification: HB 2405, * SHB 2405, CH 93 (2016), SB 5658
Employees, certificated, nonrenewal of contract, deadline for notices of: * HB 2023, CH 85 (2016)
Employees, classroom teacher years of service for salary allocation to include private school experience: HB 2657
Employees, COLA and benefits allocations, to be part of basic education funding: HB 2222
Employees, collective bargaining unit representatives, periodic certification elections: SB 6410, SSB 6410
Employees, collective bargaining, limiting salary and other compensation increases, when: SB 6109
Employees, during strike or stoppage, prohibiting compensation or sick leave or health benefits use: SB 6116
Employees, K-12 classified staff, state higher education tuition waivers: HB 1592, SB 5559, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
Employees, K-12 staff, analysis of public school compensation data: HB 2366, ESHB 2366, SB 6195, SSB 6195, * E2SSB 6195, CH 3 (2016)
Employees, K-12 staff, comparable and competitive wages, increased allocations for: HB 1614, SB 5544
Employees, K-12 staff, salary enhancements, reducing levies by amounts allocated by state for: SB 6103
Employees, raising base salaries and allocations for: HB 2472, SB 6241
Employees, retired or with disabilities, health care coverage under health care authority, when: HB 2003
Employees, salary increases and COLAs: HB 1538, SB 5469
Employees, school district and educational service district, tobacco use health benefit plan additional surcharge, when: SB 6096
Employees, school district educational, collective bargaining to be considered as open public meetings: HB 2829, SB 6126, SSB 6126
Employees, school district educational, collective bargaining to be open public meetings: HB 2490, SSB 5329
Employees, school employees' benefits board, creating: HB 1937, SB 5976, SSB 5976, SB 6109
Employees, staffing formula changes for class size reduction, deferring: * EHB 2266, CH 38 (2015)
English language learners, instruction and accountability: SHB 1541, E2SHB 1541, 3SHB 1541, * 4SHB 1541, CH 72 (2016), SB 6192
English language learners, instruction and accountability, including task force: HB 1541
English language learners, transitional bilingual program instruction and teacher endorsements: SB 6244, SSB 6244, 2SSB 6244
Equity impact review process, for screening rules and budget proposals, convening work group: HB 1899, SB 5718
Examinations, AP and certain other end-of-course, student vouchers to cover costs: HB 2963
Exemplary performance, schools recognized for, reducing mandate compliance requirements for: SB 5393
Expanded learning opportunities council, membership: SB 5721, * SSB 5721, CH 163 (2015)
Facilities, general obligation bonds for, supporting all-day kindergarten and K-3 class size reduction with: SB 6080
Facilities, higher education performing arts and sports, public high school use, when: HB 1834
Facilities, K-3 class size reduction construction grant pilot program: * 2ESSB 6080, CH 41 (2015)
Family engagement coordinators and related terms, definition and model: HB 1408, SHB 1408, * 2SHB 1408, CH 79 (2016)
Federal Way High School Eagles boys' basketball team, honoring: * HR 4633 (2015), * SR 8672 (2015)
Financial education learning standards for state, adoption: * SSB 5202, CH 211 (2015)
Financial education public-private partnership, curriculum requirements and teachers as members: HB 1121, SHB 1121, SB 5202, * SSB 5202, CH 211 (2015)
Firearm safety and hunter education high school elective course, development: HB 2325, SB 6515
Firearms at schools, exemptions from prohibition, when: HB 1433, SB 5500
Food procurement, farm-to-school program, appropriating funds for: SB 6039
Force, use by law enforcement or school officers to restrain child, when lawful: HB 2776
Funding, allocations, school employee salaries, and local levy reliance reduction: HB 2239, ESHB 2239, HB 2272, SB 6130
Funding, basic education, Article IX obligations and Washington education funding council: HB 2272, SB 6130
Funding, basic education, Article IX obligations implementation plan and Washington education funding council: HB 2239, ESHB 2239
Funding, basic education, Article IX obligations, suspending state expenditure limit to meet: * EHB 2267, CH 29 (2015)
Funding, basic education, basic education benefit account, for deposit of McCleary order receipts, creating: HB 2989, SB 6661
Funding, basic education, class size reduction and employee staffing formula changes, deferring: * EHB 2266, CH 38 (2015)
Funding, basic education, class size reduction and staffing and other formula enhancements, allocations: HB 2222, SB 6088, SSB 6088
Funding, basic education, COLA and benefits allocations to be part of: HB 2222
Funding, basic education, counties with federal forest lands, discontinuing allocation reductions in: HB 2295, SB 6292
Funding, basic education, education funding task force, establishing: HB 2366, ESHB 2366, SB 6195, SSB 6195, * E2SSB 6195, CH 3 (2016)
Funding, basic education, expenditure accountability for state, federal, and local revenue and allocations: HB 2965
Funding, basic education, imposing capital gains tax for deposit in education legacy trust account: HB 1484, SB 5699, SB 6102, SB 6104
Funding, basic education, including supporting levies in operating budget outlook "projected maintenance level": HB 3006
Funding, basic education, K-12 staff salary enhancement, state allocations and consequent levy reductions: SB 6103
Funding, basic education, K-12 staff salary schedule and competitive and comparable wage levels: SB 6104, SB 6109
Funding, basic education, K-3 class size reduction and full-day kindergarten, eliminating or narrowing tax preferences to fund: HB 2996
Funding, basic education, K-3 class size reduction, employee bonus, and other funding modifications: SSB 6059
Funding, basic education, legislation for 2016 and 2017 enactment: HB 2239, ESHB 2239, HB 2272
Funding, basic education, library materials: HB 2742
Funding, basic education, phase-in plan for educator compensation and K-12 class size reduction: SB 6104
Funding, basic education, prototypical K-12 funding model, repealing: SB 6079
Funding, basic education, reducing reliance on local levies with aid of state income tax: SB 6114
Funding, basic education, to be determined in omnibus appropriations act: SB 6079
Funding, career and technical education allocations for materials, supplies, and operating costs: HB 2868, HB 2989, SB 6415, SB 6661
Funding, charter public schools, appropriation and distribution of state funding: HB 2367, HB 2824, SB 6194, SSB 6194, * E2SSB 6194, CH 241 (2016)
Funding, full funding of education, prohibiting state land purchases until state achieves: HB 2215
Funding, K-12 appropriations, passing as separate legislation by specified dates: HB 1001
Funding, legislation with school district fiscal note, requirements: HB 2714, HB 2862
Funding, narrowing or eliminating certain tax preferences to provide: SHB 2269, HB 2479
Funding, prioritizing biennial state revenue growth for education: HB 1385, SB 5063, SSB 5063
Funding, programs not in common schools, opportunity pathways account funding: HB 2367, HB 2824, SB 6194, SSB 6194
Funding, public schools, levying intangible property tax to fund: SB 6093
Funding, reducing levies while increasing property tax to fund education: SB 5334
Funding, state-funded educational services, regional transit authority tax offset fee: HB 2288, * 2ESSB 5987, CH 44 (2015)
Funding, Washington education funding council, establishing: HB 2239, ESHB 2239, HB 2272, SB 6130
Garfield High School boys' basketball team, recognizing: * HR 4628 (2015)
Grade point average, weighted, optional use for accelerated courses, authorizing: SB 6291
Graduation requirements, assessment and certificate provisions, modifying various: 2EHB 2214, SHB 2214
Graduation requirements, certificate of academic achievement, dual credit course options for earning: SHB 2214
Graduation requirements, certificate of academic achievement, science assessment requirement, delaying: * SB 6145, CH 42 (2015)
Graduation requirements, certificate of academic achievement, science assessment requirement, eliminating: HB 1950, HB 2184, HB 2734, SB 5825, SB 6640
Graduation requirements, certificates of academic achievement and individual achievement, eliminating: HB 1363, HB 1785, HB 2556, SHB 2556, HB 2670, SB 5327, SB 6458, SB 6476
Graduation requirements, local, waiving for at-risk or homeless youth or children in need, when: HB 1855, SHB 1855
Graduation requirements, science assessments, various changes: HB 2734, SB 6640
Graduation requirements, state assessments, delaying and eliminating as requirement: SB 6182
Graduation requirements, state assessments, eliminating as requirement: HB 2670, SB 6458, SB 6476
Graduation requirements, student performance standards, various provisions: SB 6030
Graduation, evidence-based strategies for, various: HB 1864
Graduation, evidence-based strategies for, various, including longitudinal student data system redesign: SHB 1864
Harassment, district antiharassment, intimidation, and bullying policy: SB 5526
High school and beyond plans, modifying provisions: HB 1591, SHB 1591, 2EHB 2214, SHB 2214
High school diploma or credential, certain residents without, forecasting: HB 2329, SHB 2329, SB 6161, SSB 6161
High school diploma, goals of, to include responsible and productive citizenship: HB 2703
High school diplomas, state, issuing high school equivalency certificates as: HB 2743, SHB 2743
High school equivalency certificates, tests for, GED fairness act: SB 6560
High school equivalency certificates, tests for, options: HB 1743, SB 5676, SSB 5676, SB 6560
High school transition courses, ensuring college-level placement through successful completion of, when: 2EHB 2214, SHB 2214
Highly capable students, program services for, requirements: SB 5922
Immunization, for school, philosophical or personal objection exemption, eliminating: HB 2009
Indian tribal history and culture, teaching in common schools, requirements: HB 1511, SHB 1511, SB 5433, * SSB 5433, CH 198 (2015)
Indian tribal history and culture, using Since Time Immemorial curriculum in teacher preparation programs: SB 6189
Infrastructure, natural disaster recovery model policy: * EHB 1003, CH 37 (2016)
Instructional hours, student morning food programs access within: HB 3009
Integrated student supports program, including work group, establishing: SHB 1541
Integrated student supports protocol, including work group, establishing: E2SHB 1541, 3SHB 1541, * 4SHB 1541, CH 72 (2016), HB 2607, SB 6192
International School, Bellevue, teacher Ryan Lafferty, recognizing: * SR 8712 (2016)
Interpreters, educational, sign language and sign system requirements: HB 2324
Interpreters, for special needs students' parent or guardian, when: HB 2409, SHB 2409
Jobs for Washington graduates program or other statewide curriculum or program, OSPI to administer: SHB 1864
Jobs for Washington graduates program, OSPI to administer: HB 1864
Kindergarten, all-day, all-day kindergarten facility grant program, creating: SB 5478
Kindergarten, all-day, funding of: HB 2996
Kindergarten, all-day, K-3 class size reduction construction grant program, account transfers to fund: HB 2968
Kindergarten, all-day, K-3 class size reduction grant program and bonds for facilities: SB 6080
Kindergarteners, month of, September to be: SB 6516
Language access by limited-English proficient parents and guardians, access services and model policy: HB 2006, SB 5787, SSB 5787
Latino/a educational achievement project (LEAP), welcoming to Olympia: * SR 8700 (2016)
Lawton Elementary School, Lyon Terry, 2015 Washington teacher of the year, recognizing: * SR 8665 (2015)
Learning assistance program, schools working with community-based organizations: HB 1795, SB 5690
Learning climate, safe and healthy, additional certificated instructional staff allocation enhancement for: HB 2149
Levies for schools, eliminating district local basic education levy dependency: HB 2366, ESHB 2366, SB 6195, * E2SSB 6195, CH 3 (2016)
Levies for schools, extending current local enrichment policies: HB 2361, EHB 2698, SB 6353
Levies for schools, local district levy authority and local effort assistance: EHB 2698, SB 6183
Levies for schools, local levy funds use, expenditure only for basic education compensation, accountability measures: HB 2965
Levies for schools, local levy funds use, flexibility for: SB 6130
Levies for schools, local levy reduction, levy equalization, and state property tax offset: SB 6109
Levies for schools, reducing by prior school year allocations for K-12 salary enhancements: SB 6103
Levies for schools, reducing reliance on local levies: HB 2272, SB 6104, SB 6109, SB 6130
Levies for schools, reducing reliance on local levies with aid of state income tax: SB 6114
Levies for schools, reducing while increasing property tax to fund education: SB 5334
Levies for schools, reforming district levies, requiring legislative action for: SSB 6195
Levies for schools, reliance on local funds in legislation with school district fiscal note, prohibiting: HB 2714, HB 2862
Levies, for schools, including certain levies in four-year operating budget outlook "projected maintenance level": HB 3006
Library information and technology programs, duties of teacher-librarian: HB 1331, SHB 1331, SB 5294, * SSB 5294, CH 27 (2015)
Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Nathan Gibbs-Bowling, national teacher of the year finalist, honoring: * HR 4654 (2016)
Mark Morris High School girls' basketball team, honoring: * HR 4626 (2015), * SR 8643 (2015)
Meals, morning food programs within instructional hours, when: HB 3009
Meals, reduced-price lunches for K-12 students, eliminating copays for: HB 2964
Meals, reduced-price lunches for prekindergarten through 12th grade students, eliminating copays for: SHB 2964
Meals, reducing sugar content in school meals, convening work group concerning: E3SHB 1295
Media, student journalist freedom of speech, including civil action for relief: SB 6233
Mental health care, as part of safe and healthy learning climate: HB 2149
Mental health care, for students, preventative strategies: HB 2373, SHB 2373, SB 6432
Mental health care, service models for students, JLARC inventory of: HB 2373, SHB 2373, SHB 2439, * E2SHB 2439, CH 96 (2016), SB 6432, SSB 6494, 2SSB 6494
Mental health care, student psychotropic medication and/or psychological screening, school requirements for, prohibiting: HB 2944, SB 6543
Mental health professional collaboration time, professional collaboration lighthouse grant program for: 2SHB 1900
Mental health services for students, data concerning, districts to report: SSB 6243, 2SSB 6243
Meridian High School, Skyler Hamilton, honoring volunteer work of: * HR 4625 (2015)
Middle schools and junior high schools, afterschool learning labs pilot project, department role: HB 2690, SB 6368
Middle schools, extending day for homework assistance, pilot program: SB 5657, SSB 5657
Military children, interstate compact and interstate commission on educational opportunity for: SB 6122
Mill Creek Middle School, CEFPI "School of the Future" team's success, recognizing: * SR 8641 (2015)
Mount Vernon Christian School boys' soccer team, celebrating: * SR 8639 (2015)
Music education, elementary school opportunities for, requirements: HB 1996, SB 5930, SB 6588
Names, racially offensive school names, prohibiting: HB 2306
Names, using Redskins as school name, prohibiting: SB 6190
National guard youth challenge program, longitudinal outcome evaluation of: SB 5942, SSB 5942
New schools, siting inside and outside urban growth areas, creating legislative task force on school siting to consider: ESHB 1420
New schools, siting outside urban growth areas, authority for counties, when: HB 1420, HB 2586
Northport High School, Catherine Diane Wilson, honoring for her career as an educator: * SR 8720 (2016)
Nuclear energy education program, establishment and funding: SB 5093, SSB 5093, 2SSB 5093
Nurses, licensed, authority in school setting to practice without nonnurse supervisor: HB 1790, SHB 1790, SB 5765
Ocosta High School girls' cross country team, honoring: * HR 4650 (2016)
Out-of-school time programs, enabling neighborhood groups to provide: SB 5303, SSB 5303
Paraeducators, community and technical college programs for: HB 1541
Paraeducators, effect on student outcomes of, studying: E2SSB 5179, SB 6408, SSB 6408, 2SSB 6408
Paraeducators, minimum employment and training standards: HB 1293, SB 5179, SSB 5179, E2SSB 5179, SB 6408, SSB 6408, 2SSB 6408
Paraeducators, pipeline for paraeducators conditional scholarships, increasing available endorsements: HB 2573, SB 6332, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
Parent involvement coordinators, minimum allocation for: SB 6088, SSB 6088
Parking by students, fees for, district authority: HB 1142
Partnerships, between K-12 schools and postsecondary institutions, tracking and improving: HB 2451
Peer mentoring, of at-risk elementary students by college students, encouraging college attendance: SB 5637
Pest control, integrated pest management program emphasizing nonchemical measures: SB 6002
Physical education, exemption by district of students from, eliminating some grounds for: HB 2664, HB 2669, SHB 2669
Physical education, instructional and reporting requirements, compliance with: HB 2669, SHB 2669
Playgrounds, with synthetic turf, establishing advisory group, study, restrictions, and requirements: SB 6540
Playgrounds, with synthetic turf, safety concerns, procedures, and advisory committee: HB 2547
Principals, evaluations of, comprehensive summative, frequency: SHB 1867
Principals, evaluations of, using statewide student assessments for: HB 2019, SB 5748, ESSB 5748
Principals, evaluations of, using student growth data elements in: SB 5749
Principals, professional learning days, provisions: SB 5415
Principals, professional learning for, definition and standards: * HB 1345, CH 77 (2016), SHB 1345
Principals, recruitment and retention: HB 1541
Principals, targeted professional development for, provisions: SB 5807
Prosser High School Mustangs football team, recognizing: * HR 4680 (2016)
Psychologists, legislative task force on school counselors, psychologists, and social workers: HB 2381
Psychologists, professional development concerning student distress: HB 1862
Psychologists, task force on school counselors, psychologists, and social workers: SHB 2381
Public speaking, leadership skills, and confidence, grades 2 through 5, establishing grant program for: HB 2833, SHB 2833
Race and ethnicity reporting guidelines, task force concerning: SHB 1541, E2SHB 1541, 3SHB 1541, * 4SHB 1541, CH 72 (2016), HB 2608, SB 6192
Reading to ensure academic development (READ) grant program, at early elementary level, establishing: HB 2728
Recess, daily recess period for K-5 students, providing: SB 6407
Restroom facilities, separate by biological sex or sex assigned at birth, with gender-neutral bathroom option: HB 2941
Running start program, dual credit options and financial aid to low-income students: SHB 1546
Running start program, dual credit options through: HB 1546, * E2SHB 1546, CH 202 (2015), SB 5086
Running start program, expanding and funding dual credit options through: SB 5080, SSB 5080
Rural area schools, urban government services for, when: SB 5102
Safe routes to school program, funding for: SB 5724
Safe school plans and procedures, reviews and updates by districts: HB 2257
Safety, regional school safety and security center, program modeled after: 2SSB 5252, * ESB 6620, CH 240 (2016)
Safety, regional school safety and security centers, pilot program to create: HB 1974, SHB 1974, SB 5252, SSB 5252
Safety, school programs evaluation and annual school summits: * ESB 6620, CH 240 (2016)
Safety, support public schools special license plates, creating to fund school safety measures: SB 6674
Santorno, Carla, her work as superintendent of Tacoma public schools, recognizing: * HR 4666 (2016)
School service providers, via online service or site or mobile application, requirements: HB 1495, ESHB 1495, * ESB 5419, CH 277 (2015)
Schools, as essential public facilities within growth management act: HB 2377, SB 6426, ESSB 6426
Schools, low-performing, student request to attend a different school, granting of: HB 2978
Schools, students at low-achieving, moving to higher achieving school, when, procedures: HB 2729
Science, elementary science education program pilot project, creating: HB 1981
Searching students, warrantless exception for school resource officers and local police school liaison officers: SB 6230, SSB 6230
Sedro-Woolley High School football team, honoring: * SR 8637 (2015)
Sexual abuse by personnel and peers, requesting action to prevent and respond to: SJM 8006
Sexual abuse or contact by personnel and family, staff training and response: * HB 2597, CH 48 (2016)
Sexual abuse, K-12 prevention curriculum, establishing Erin's law task force to create: HB 2183, SHB 2183
Sexual harassment, including misconduct, policy and employee training, modifying provisions: SSB 5517
Sexual harassment, policy and employee training, modifying provisions: SB 5517
Sexual health education, sexual abuse and violence prevention information as part of: SB 5506
Siting of schools outside urban growth areas, criteria: SB 5110
Sleep, students, later start times and student achievement outcomes, studying: SSB 6429
Social emotional learning, as part of safe and healthy learning climate: HB 2149
Social emotional learning, educational service districts role: HB 1760, SHB 1760, HB 2373, SHB 2373, SB 5688, SSB 5688, E2SSB 5688, SB 6432
Social emotional learning, K-12, work group to recommend benchmarks for: HB 1760, SHB 1760, SB 5688, SSB 5688, E2SSB 5688
Social emotional learning, online training module, creating and maintaining: SSB 6243, 2SSB 6243, * ESB 6620, CH 240 (2016)
Social media safety, model curriculum for, preparation and availability of: HB 2254
Special education innovation project, including innovation fund and grants, establishing: SB 5946
Special education, innovation project, OFM to contract with statewide organization: HB 1947, SHB 1947
Special education, special education administration, training for leaders in: SB 5905
Special education, special education state advisory council, establishing: SB 5905
Special education, transition of students to higher education, services for: HB 2248, SB 5679, * SSB 5679, CH 217 (2015)
Special needs, students with, accommodations and related services, districts' duties: SHB 2409
Special needs, students with, commission on improving outcomes for, establishing: HB 1947, SHB 1947
Special needs, students with, language interpreter at certain meetings: HB 2409, SHB 2409
Special needs, students with, postsecondary transition plans: HB 2409, SHB 2409
Sports activities, on school grounds after, free speech and exercise of religion by coaches and others, rights of: HB 3007
State campus compact, enhancing college completion via K-12 mentoring and service learning opportunities: HB 1982, SHB 1982
STEM curricula, as part of career and college-ready lighthouse pilot project and advisory committee duties: HB 2948, SHB 2948
STEM experiences, creating and expanding instructional worksite learning pilot project: HB 2415, SB 6453
STEM literacy, specialized STEM facility grant program, creating: SB 5478
STEM programs, K-12, grant program for funding: SB 5082, SSB 5082
Student success, target goals and indicators, development of: SB 6182
Students from military families, education data on: HB 1149, SHB 1149, SB 5163, * SSB 5163, CH 210 (2015)
Students protecting students program, establishing: HB 2823, SHB 2823, 2SHB 2823
Students, "unaccompanied homeless," defining for certain reporting purposes: HB 1682, SHB 1682, E2SHB 1682, SB 5065, SSB 5065
Students, biometric information, collection and use of, prohibitions: SB 5316, ESSB 5316
Students, forecasting of enrollments: HB 2921, SB 6455, SSB 6455
Students, foster youth, educational outcomes improvement strategies for: HB 1999, SHB 1999, 2SHB 1999, 3SHB 1999, * 4SHB 1999, CH 71 (2016)
Students, homeless student housing and educational stability program, creating: HB 2191
Students, homeless student stability and opportunity gap act, including grant programs: SB 6298, SSB 6298
Students, homeless, aiding with grant programs, liaisons, and other measures: HB 1682, SHB 1682, E2SHB 1682, * 3SHB 1682, CH 157 (2016), SB 5065, SSB 5065
Students, homeless, health care informed consent from school personnel: * 3SHB 1682, CH 157 (2016), HB 2396, SHB 2396
Students, low-income high-achieving, four-year college informational program for: HB 1812
Students, low-income, housing assistance program funds for certain projects to aid: * EHB 1633, CH 155 (2015), SB 5578
Students, nutrition, equipment assistance grant program: HB 1164
Students, personally identifiable student-level data, controlling access to: SB 5316, ESSB 5316
Students, psychotropic medication and/or psychological screening, school requirements for, prohibiting: HB 2944, SB 6543
Students, removed from school due to violence or mental health issues, mental health assessments for: HB 2037
Students, restraint or isolation of, limiting and prohibitions: * SHB 1240, CH 206 (2015)
Students, restraint or isolation of, limiting and prohibitions and model policy: HB 1240, SB 5850, SB 5908, SSB 5908, 2SSB 5908
Students, sleep, increasing by starting school one hour later: SB 6429
Students, social and emotional skills, strategies for developing: HB 1760, SHB 1760, SB 5688, SSB 5688, E2SSB 5688
Students, transgender, model policy and procedure, requirements for school districts concerning: SB 5526
Suicide, school suicide prevention model, rollout of: * E2SHB 2439, CH 96 (2016)
Suicide, suicide concerns response training for student support staff: * E2SHB 2439, CH 96 (2016)
Suicide, youth suicide prevention training program for educators and parents: SB 6243, SSB 6243, 2SSB 6243
Tacoma public schools, Carla Santorno, superintendent, her work as, recognizing: * HR 4666 (2016)
Tahoma High School We the People team, honoring: * SR 8622 (2015), * SR 8698 (2016)
Teachers, adverse changes to contracts of, hearing process for: HB 1936
Teachers, at high poverty schools, college loan repayment and annual bonuses: HB 2727
Teachers, beginning, implementing new beginning educator pay recommendations: HB 1616, SB 5546
Teachers, beginning, increasing salaries of: HB 2573, SB 6332
Teachers, bonuses, when: SB 6244
Teachers, Catherine Diane Wilson, honoring for her career as an educator: * SR 8720 (2016)
Teachers, certificated instructional staff, COLAs: SB 5890
Teachers, certificated instructional staff, COLAs in connection with certain bonuses: HB 1538, SB 5469
Teachers, certificated instructional staff, comparable and competitive wages, increased allocations for: HB 1614, SB 5544
Teachers, certificated instructional staff, new salary allocation model: SB 6130
Teachers, certificated instructional staff, new statewide salary schedule for: HB 1854, SB 5890, SB 6104, SB 6109
Teachers, certification, alternative route programs, awareness campaign and preparation programs expansion: HB 2382, SHB 2382, HB 2881
Teachers, certification, alternative route programs, district-higher education partnerships: E2SHB 2573, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
Teachers, certification, alternative route programs, replacing specific routes with outcomes-based policies: EHB 1770, SB 5496
Teachers, certification, applied baccalaureate degree programs leading to: SB 5391
Teachers, certification, expedited process for out-of-state teachers, conditions: HB 2573, E2SHB 2573, HB 2921, SB 6332, SB 6455, SSB 6455, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
Teachers, certification, teacher endorsement and certification help pilot project: HB 1983, SHB 1983, E2SHB 1983
Teachers, classroom teachers of color, posting data on internet: SHB 1541, E2SHB 1541, 3SHB 1541, * 4SHB 1541, CH 72 (2016), SB 6192
Teachers, classroom, data disaggregated into race and ethnicity categories: HB 2608
Teachers, classroom, years of service for salary allocation to include private school experience: HB 2657
Teachers, COLA and benefits allocations, to be part of basic education funding: HB 2222
Teachers, dual language teacher pipeline scholarship program, creating: HB 1783, SHB 1783, SB 5675, SSB 5675
Teachers, early childhood and elementary education endorsements: E2SHB 2573, HB 2921, SB 6455, SSB 6455
Teachers, early childhood, elementary, bilingual, and computer science education endorsements: * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
Teachers, educator retooling conditional scholarship program, endorsements via: HB 1541, SHB 1541, E2SHB 1541, HB 1570, * ESHB 1570, CH 9 (2015), HB 1813, * SHB 1813, CH 3 (2015), E2SHB 2573, HB 2921, SB 5312, SB 6455, SSB 6455, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
Teachers, enabling lower class sizes through increased training, recruitment, placement, mentoring, and retention: HB 2881
Teachers, endorsements for transitional bilingual program: SB 6244, SSB 6244, 2SSB 6244
Teachers, evaluations of, comprehensive summative, frequency: HB 1867, SHB 1867
Teachers, evaluations of, using statewide student assessments for: HB 2019, SB 5748, ESSB 5748
Teachers, evaluations of, using student growth data elements in: SB 5749
Teachers, future teachers conditional scholarship and loan repayment program, provisions: SB 6097, SSB 6097
Teachers, K-12 classroom, maternity and paternity leave for, studying costs and impacts of: SB 6431
Teachers, K-12, salary enhancements, reducing levies by amounts allocated by state for: SB 6103
Teachers, Lyon Terry, 2015 Washington teacher of the year, recognizing: * SR 8665 (2015)
Teachers, Meghan Wagner, her work as a music educator, recognizing: SR 8713
Teachers, mentoring of, beginning educator support program, modifying: HB 2472, SHB 2573, E2SHB 2573, HB 2881, SB 6241, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
Teachers, Nathan Gibbs-Bowling, national teacher of the year finalist, honoring: * HR 4654 (2016)
Teachers, nonrenewal of, basing workforce reduction on performance evaluations: HB 1386, SB 5744, SSB 5744
Teachers, opportunity scholarship program, to include educator preparation programs with STEM endorsements: HB 2881
Teachers, postretirement employment of teachers: HB 1737, SHB 1737, 2SHB 1737, HB 2573, SHB 2573, E2SHB 2573, HB 2881, HB 2921, SB 6332, SB 6455, SSB 6455, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016), SB 6549
Teachers, preparation programs for, using Since Time Immemorial tribal history and culture curriculum in: SB 6189
Teachers, preparation programs, recruitment specialists grant program: SHB 2573, E2SHB 2573, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
Teachers, professional learning days, provisions: SB 5415
Teachers, professional learning for, definition and standards: * HB 1345, CH 77 (2016), SHB 1345
Teachers, qualified applicants, statewide initiative to increase: HB 2573, SHB 2573, E2SHB 2573, HB 2921, SB 6332, SB 6455, SSB 6455, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
Teachers, recruitment and hiring, including grant programs: SHB 2573, E2SHB 2573, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
Teachers, recruitment and retention: HB 1541
Teachers, recruitment into preparation programs: * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
Teachers, recruitment into preparation programs and alternative route certification programs: SHB 2573, E2SHB 2573
Teachers, Ryan Lafferty, his work as an educator, recognizing: * SR 8712 (2016)
Teachers, staffing formula changes for class size reduction, deferring: * EHB 2266, CH 38 (2015)
Teachers, staffing placements, teacher and principal agreement: SB 5744, SSB 5744
Teachers, striking or refusing to perform official duties by educational employees, prohibiting: HB 1242
Teachers, student loan repayment, eligibility and procedures: SB 6244
Teachers, student teaching residency grant program: SHB 2573, E2SHB 2573, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
Teachers, substitutes, certification of higher education adjunct faculty as: SB 5941
Teachers, substitutes, postretirement employment of teachers as: HB 1737, SHB 1737, 2SHB 1737, HB 2573, SHB 2573, HB 2881, HB 2921, SB 6332, SB 6455, SSB 6455, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016), SB 6549
Teachers, substitutes, school districts' hiring of: * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
Teachers, targeted professional development for, provisions: SB 5807
Teachers, teacher endorsement and certification help (TEACH) project, creating: HB 2881, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
Teachers, teacher shortage conditional grant program, for teacher preparation program students: SHB 2573, E2SHB 2573, HB 2881, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
Technology literacy, demonstration of, requirements for students: HB 1492, SHB 1492, SB 5229
Technology literacy, library information and technology programs, duties of teacher-librarian: HB 1331, SHB 1331, SB 5294, * SSB 5294, CH 27 (2015)
Technology, sales to and use in public schools, sales and use tax exemption: SB 5907, SSB 5907
Truancy, addressing, flexibility for districts: HB 1243
Truancy, Becca task force recommendations, implementing: SB 5745
Truancy, child subject to petition, court-ordered completion of school assignments: HB 2513
Truancy, community truancy boards: * 2SHB 2449, CH 205 (2016) PV, SB 6497, SSB 6497, 2SSB 6497
Truancy, four-pronged approach for reducing absenteeism: * 2SHB 2449, CH 205 (2016) PV
Truancy, records, in judicial information system, provisions: SB 5658
Truancy, substance abuse assessment or mental health evaluation: * 2SHB 2449, CH 205 (2016) PV
Truancy, therapeutic truancy boards and other community truancy boards: HB 2449, SHB 2449
Truancy, three-pronged approach for reducing absenteeism: HB 2449, SHB 2449, SB 6497, SSB 6497, 2SSB 6497
Truancy, truant student in contempt of court order, detention and alternatives: HB 2449, SHB 2449, * 2SHB 2449, CH 205 (2016) PV
Truancy, truant student in contempt of court order, detention when, eliminating: SB 5651
Truancy, truant youth, crisis residential centers and HOPE centers for: HB 2449, SHB 2449, * 2SHB 2449, CH 205 (2016) PV, SB 6497, SSB 6497, 2SSB 6497
Union High School, honoring Nolan Henry, 2014 national high school Heisman award winner: * HR 4610 (2015)
Vapor products, possession on public school property or transportation or at school activities, prohibition: E2SHB 1645
Vapor products, possession on public school property, prohibition: SHB 1645, HB 2588, HB 2910, ESSB 5477, SB 6328
Vapor products, use on public school property, prohibition: * ESSB 6328, CH 38 (2016)
Violent activities, anonymous reporting, as part of students protecting students program: HB 2823, SHB 2823, 2SHB 2823
Visual screening in schools, to include distance and near: HB 1865, * SB 6245, CH 219 (2016)
Volunteers, private school students, medical aid benefits coverage, when: SB 6293, * ESSB 6293, CH 62 (2016)
Vouchers for K-12 education, instituting, procedures: SB 6079
Waivers, of state requirements by districts, statute and rule listing and waiver process: HB 1640
Work-based learning programs, unpaid students in, medical aid benefits coverage: * ESSB 6293, CH 62 (2016)
Worksite learning, creating and expanding instructional worksite learning pilot project: HB 2415, SB 6453
Year, 180-day requirement waivers, effective periods and number of districts: * HB 2476, CH 99 (2016)