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Educating all students
Educating all students
Another reminder from today’s Senate Education Committee meeting that Washington’s public school funding system is unacceptable. Far too often student success is more closely tied to a child’s ZIP code than anything else. As we continue to invest more in our schools we must also ensure that all students have...
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Celebrating Dr. King
Celebrating Dr. King
Today in Olympia we had a great opportunity to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. After sponsoring a Senate resolution honoring Dr. King, I had a chance to speak with members of the the Kent-based Institute for Community Leadership and South King County students from the Latino/a Educational Achievement...
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Protecting Animals in 57 Seconds
Protecting Animals in 57 Seconds
Senator Joe Fain explains what Washington state has done and what’s next to increase protections for animals…in 57 Seconds.
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STEM Education in Action
STEM Education in Action
Today I enjoyed speaking with students from FIRST Washington who visited Olympia. FIRST Washington is part of a national organization that emphasizes STEM education and leadership through hands on robotics programs, competitions and scholarships.
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