- Divide grows over student testing
- Over 300 sign up to speak against teach evaluation bill
- Student test score fight heads to Olympia
- Bill Aimed At Regaining No Child Left Behind Waiver Will Get A Hearing In House Committee
- About 20,000 sign in favor of teacher-evaluation bill
- Get No Child Left Behind waiver, funds back
- Criticism of Common Core is misdirected
- Standing for Children: A look at Stand for Children Washington's current legislative priorities and how to get involved
- Dozen's of tech, education & nonprofit execs urge passage of Washington computer science bill
- Why Family Connection and Engagement Matters in After-School Care
- No Child Left Behind’ rule caught up in Congressional retooling
- Lawmakers aim to regain state’s No Child Left Behind waiver
- Stand for Children adds its voice to chorus for education fix
Stand for Children Washington also works closely with coalition partners and are leading members of the following coalitions:
- Excellent Schools Now, which includes nearly 40 education, business and community organizations working together to improve our schools in order to increase student achievement, close the achievement gap and prepare students for college and career. Excellent Schools Now propsed a 5-year plan for better schools called A+ Washington, which was released in 2011 and recieved strong support from around the state.
- Ready Washington, which is providing parents and community members with accurate information about the Common Core, new, higher learning standards in math and English language arts so you know how your child is really doing in school.
- Vibrant Schools Tacoma focusing on our Tacoma school district work.
- Our Schools Coalition focusing on Seattle school district work.
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