— News By Subject —
Education


State lawmakers write court in support of charter schools OLYMPIA… Ten state legislators from the Washington State Senate and House of Representatives today added support in an effort for the state...

Oct. 27, 2015

Rep. Chad Magendanz, ranking Republican on the House Education Committee, notes in this opinion-editorial to The Seattle Times that it’s puzzling that six Supreme Court justices would throw out the state’s...

Oct. 7, 2015

A bill to expand computer science education in Washington was signed into law today by Gov. Jay Inslee. The bipartisan measure sponsored by Reps. Drew Hansen, D-Bainbridge Island, and Chad Magendanz,...

June 10, 2015

CONTACT: Mary Strow, Public Information Officer – (360) 786-7761  $40 million for at-risk students as good as gone thanks to WEA Powerful teachers union willing to kill funds 'all to avoid...

March 26, 2015

A bill to expand computer science education in Washington schools passed out of the House of Representatives today with an overwhelming majority vote. The bipartisan measure sponsored by Reps. Drew Hansen, D-Bainbridge Island,...

March 6, 2015

The House Education Committee today held a public hearing on a bill sponsored by Rep. Chad Magendanz, R-Issaquah, to overhaul the way teachers are paid.

March 4, 2015

State Reps. Drew Hansen, D-Bainbridge Island, and Chad Magendanz, R-Issaquah, today announced HB 1813, a bipartisan proposal to expand computer science education so students will be prepared for jobs in the...

Jan. 29, 2015

Rep. Hansen – Travis Shofner, Communications Specialist – (360) 786-7224  Lawmakers join forces to promote computer science education Due to the significant need in Washington state for highly-skilled technology workers capable...

Dec. 8, 2014

Rep. Magendanz comments on the loss of local district control of nearly $40 million in federal education funds.

April 24, 2014

Rep. Magendanz, R-Issaquah and former president of the Issaquah School Board, has been appointed as the ranking Republican on the House Education Committee.

April 1, 2014