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Bills imposing legislative mandates on schools are cropping up

The WASB GR Team does our best to try to minimize or eliminate legislative mandates on schools, especially unfunded mandates that require school boards to spend money and other resources.  Often, the best way to guard against such mandates is to speak out before they become law.

Below is a sampling of currently proposed mandate measures that have come to our attention in the 2019-20 Legislative Session.  (In assembling this list, we make no judgements as to the merits or value of the proposals but simply note that each of the proposals would impose legislative mandates on schools.) Continue reading Bills imposing legislative mandates on schools are cropping up

Flurry of Committee Activity As Legislative Session End Draws Near

With about a month left in the current legislative session, activity in legislative committees is high with legislators trying to push bills through before time runs out. The WASB Government Relations team has been camped out in the Capitol the last few days and we want to provide an update on what bills are moving.

Bills that received public hearing this week include: Continue reading Flurry of Committee Activity As Legislative Session End Draws Near