In Christine Rolfes’s Legislative Update of November 3rd, she writes, “The overarching message was loud and clear: Washington’s families are tired of waiting for the state to meet its duty to amply fund education and ensure equity of opportunity for all students — no matter where they live.” See the update for other take-aways.
North Kitsap was represented well in the forum that was held in Bremerton. Many teachers, district staff, and community members attended. Our own Chris Fraser spoke as part of the panel representing the teachers union. Cindy Webster-Martinson, Board Legislative Representative, Superintendent Patty Page, and teacher Buffy Reister as well as others spoke in the public comment period. You can view the forum here.