March 14, 2023

Advocacy in Action! March 14, 2023

Parent advocate Natalya Yudkovsky asked House Education Committee members to support E2SSB 5243, meaningful high school and beyond plans. Natalya shared the elements of the revised HSBP supported by WSPTA, including elements added at the association’s request for student data privacy and making sure technology needs for the platform are covered, including the portability of a universal platform. Her testimony can be found here.

Speaking on the Senate version of special education funding, issue submitter Tanya Aggar testified before the House Education Committee March 14, asking legislators to fully fund professional development in inclusionary practices, address the teacher shortages in special education, and special education advocates who can help parents navigate the complex K-12 system for their students with disabilities. Tanya’s testimony is here.

Category: Advocacy , Legislative

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