Closing the Educational Opportunity Gap- Out of Office Signing: March 30th @1:30 PM
Please Join Governor Jay Inslee for the signing of House Bill 1541: Implementing strategies to Close the Educational Opportunity Gap. The bill was based on the recommendations of the educational opportunity gap oversight and accountability committee. Bill Sponsors: Santos, Ortiz-Self, Tharinger, Orwall, Moscoso, Gregerson
This bill addresses structural problems within the educational system that disproportionately affects students of color and reduces their opportunities to excel academically. Specifically, the disconnect between students of color and their educators; the disconnect between schools and families of students of color. As well, the bill centers on student discipline reform and the lack of quality student demographic data needed by policymakers.
When: Wednesday, March 30th from 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Aki Kurose Middle School, Library: 3928 South Graham St, Seattle, WA 98118