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  • I had the great honor of attending a Stand University for Parents (“Stand UP”) class in Tacoma recently. When I walked into the classroom, I was greeted by 14 enthusiastic parents that were in the...
    November 07, 2014
  • Stand for Children supports policies to ensure that all children, regardless of their background, graduate from high school prepared for and with access to a college education. 
    October 31, 2014
  • “Does the Washington Charter School Act violate the Washington State Constitution?” That was the core legal question before the Washington Supreme Court yesterday.
    October 30, 2014

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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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