2020 Legislative Summary

Founding member of the High School Success Coalition, Stand for Children, shared their 2020 Legislative Summary on their website. This is a repost of that summary. Many of Stand’s priorities overlap heavily with the priorities of the HSSC. You can see the original post here.___When we began the 2020 legislative session almost 70 days ago, […]

Now that school is in full swing…

Summer break is over and school is in full swing, which means the High School Success Coalition is gearing up for the 2020 legislative session, less than four months away!As a reminder, the High School Success Coalition is made up of organizations, elected officials, parents, families —and students themselves!— who are advocating for research-based policies […]

Washington adopts first-in-nation law

First-in-Nation Law to Reduce Barriers to Advanced Classes for All Students Adopted In Washington State Families Commend Legislature, Inslee for Historic Bill That Expands Equity in High School Dual Credit, Advanced Placement Legislation Championed by Stand for Children – Washington Olympia, WA— Washington State is now the first state in the country to adopt an […]

What we’ve accomplished together

The 2019 legislative budget-writing session has ended without going into special session for the first time in a decade, and we’re thrilled to report several successes on behalf of students. Now that the dust has settled, here’s where our policy priorities stand: — DUAL-CREDIT EQUITY GOAL: Establish the expectation of an Academic Acceleration policy in […]

A coalition of education advocates

We are so honored to have launched High School Success Coalition team with community leaders from the Black Education Strategy Roundtable and Graduate Tacoma, Treehouse and the Washington Roundtable, the College Success Foundation and Stand for Children Washington. There are many things happening today that create distance between people whose ideas differ. The High School […]