WEA is pleased that OSPI has agreed to delay submission of our state’s ESSA plan. This is our opportunity to make sure we use federal resources to ensure equitable access to quality education for all students, regardless of ZIP code.
WEA, as well as other critical stakeholders, sought a delay so that OSPI can more effectively include educator, parent and community input into the plan.
Washington’s 1.1 million public school students have a constitutional right to an amply funded public education, regardless of their ZIP Code or family background. Quality public education is a civil right in our