legislative

“Levy Cliff” HB 1059 Endorsed

At our February 8th, PTSA Meeting, by a unanimous vote, the Marvista PTSA endorsed delaying the “levy cliff” to allow state legislators to work on fully funding education, by endorsing the passing of HB 1059. Read our full resolution: Marvista PTSA Levy Cliff Resolution 2017

We’ve designed a call to action for this who wish to voice their support to delay the “levy cliff”:
Marvista PTSA Levy Cliff Action

A signed version of the resolution will be scanned and published soon!

Highline School District Bond Endorsed

At our October 12th, 2016 Open General Meeting, by a unanimous vote, the Marvista PTSA endorsed the Highline School Bond on the November 8, 2016 ballot. Read our full resolution here: marvistaptsaresolution_2016

A signed version of the resolution:
Bond Resolution Signatures

Funding McCleary

In 2012, the Washington state Supreme Court ruled that the state legislature was not adequately funding K-12 public education. This ruling, called the McCleary decision, mandates that our state fully fund public education. However, little progress has been made by our state’s leaders. The Marvista PTSA voted and passed a resolution asking our state officials to provide the public school funding mandated by the Supreme Court.

The resolution reads (Click here to view resolution – PDF)
Paramount Duty Resolution with Signatures

Thank you for joining our letter writing event on Thursday, January 5th at Starbucks. For those who didn’t get a chance to pen their own letter, our sample letters can be viewed below. Please consider writing one in advance of Focus Day on January 16th. Letters will be hand delivered to local policy makers. Drop off your completed letter in the office at our front desk to have our Legislative Chairs deliver it directly for you. marvistaptsalegislativeletterpacket2017

Meet Our Legislative Chair Team Mike Steffen, Steve Gough and Monica Bulldis. They work hard behind the scenes to represent our school, feel free to contact them with questions or if you would like to assist them in supporting our Legislative Agenda.