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Learn about Jan Olmstead: The 2015 Education Support Professional of the Year.

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Your retirement does not have to be the end of your connection to WEA. Watch this video to hear members share some of the benefits of WEA retired.

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Weighing In ...
Opting out then and now

A Tacoma speech/language pathologist and a professor at the University of Puget Sound opted their daughter out of standardized tests several years ago. They have written about it in "Education Week".  Read an interview with her on the impact “opting out” had on her, then, as a student and, now, as a young adult.

Non-Common Core Math for $400, please.

Take a look at this jab at Common Core from Headline Politics.

A little poem

Whether large or small, east or west, locals are joining in with the rest. From certs to support staff, many are walking –

Compressed folder

Here are the files ... I tried e-mailing but Comcast told me it was too big.

As you probably know, just right click the folders to unzip after you've downloaded them. I'd already sized the images to 8x10 format for the wall display -- I'm not sure who is doing that part -- so these are not quite 1x1.5 ... more like 1.15 x 1.5. Let me know if that's a problem, or if you have trouble getting these files to work.