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Coalition Statement on Highly Capable Funding

Washington promises a continuum of Highly Capable Program services K-12 to identified gifted students as part of basic education. These students can be found in school districts large and small, and across all demographic groups. 388 more words


Gifted Education Day - March 11, 2015

Equity in education is an empty concept without excellence.

Washington State has too often left to chance the fate of those with exceptional academic talent rather than ensuring widespread, systematic, and appropriate opportunities to flourish. 161 more words

Highly Capable

It's win or go home time

We want to move forward, so it’s ‘win or go home’ time for Highly Capable.

Yes, we know this at least the third time in about a week that we are asking you to step up and take action. 394 more words


Who is speaking for you?

We expect SB 5922 to receive a hearing before the end of this week. Members of the Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee will then vote to decide if the bill will advance for further consideration. 234 more words


One Hurdle Cleared. Now on to the Next.

Thank you for your advocacy. We expect SB 5922 to receive a hearing on Wednesday or Thursday and we’ll be there with some key speakers┬áto provide testimony to the Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee. 201 more words


Keep Calling, Keep Writing, Keep Advocating

The first schedule of the Senate Early Learning K-12 Education Committee for next week has been released and SB 5922 is not yet on it. We need to keep calling, keep writing, and keep advocating for highly capable education in Washington State. 366 more words


Statement in support of a hearing on SB 5922

This morning the Washington Coalition for Gifted Education, the Washington Association of Educators of the Talented and Gifted, and the Northwest Gifted Child Association sent a joint statement to the Chairman of the Senate Early Learning and K-12 Education Committee, Senator Steve Litzow, and all the members of the committee. 93 more words