Sharon Tomiko Santos

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Name: Sharon Tomiko Santos
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Student hopes victory in Legislature means end of senior projects

Tiffany Stewart is probably not the first high-school student to think it would be funny to do her senior project on getting rid of the senior project.She is, however, the first to persuade the Legislature to go along.It helps that Stewart’s stepfather ... [Published Tacoma News Tribune - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

SoCal Native Running for Washington State Senate

By NINA HUANG, Northwest Asian WeeklySEATTLE — Louis Watanabe, a Democrat, has announced plans to run for the Washington State Senate seat in the 37th Legislative District in November.He is looking to succeed Democrat Adam Kline, who will retire at the ... [Published Rafu Shimpo - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Race is on for 37th District Senate seat

by Mike Andrew -SGN Staff WriterImmigrant rights activist Pramila Jayapal will face off against tenants' rights attorney Rory O'Sullivan and Democratic Party stalwart Louis Watanabe in the race for the 37th District State Senate seat being vacated by ... [Published Seattle Gay News - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Teacher evaluation change to keep No Child waiver dies in Legislature

An attempt to change Washington's teacher evaluation system and keep the state's waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind Act appears to be dead in the Legislature.Washington lawmakers looked as if they would adjourn Thursday without changing the ... [Published Tacoma News Tribune - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Watanabe, Jayapal throw hats into state senate race

By Two Democratic Asian Americans have announced plans Louis Watanabe, who announced his candidacy Feb. 26, is a businessman and educator who is “hoping to make a change in the 37th.”Watanabe’s number one priority is helping to put people back to work ... [Published Northwest Asian Weekly - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

State one step closer to requiring 24-credit diploma for high school graduation

Todays seventh graders will be required to earn more credits to graduate from high school under a bill that cleared the state House Wednesday.Senate Bill 6552 would require most school districts to implement a 24-credit graduation standard starting with ... [Published Tacoma News Tribune - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

Hope dwindling on measures as Legislature nears session’s end

OLYMPIA — The state Legislature devolved into finger-pointing Wednesday as lawmakers struggled to wrap up loose ends — including a state operating budget — before the session ends at midnight Thursday.Several key bills remain hanging, including measures ... [Published Seattle Times - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Feb 15 2014 - Updated Feb 15 2014 - 1 reports

How to solve the state's education challenges

Shortly before the start of the 2014 Legislative session, Education Lab asked education leaders in both the House and Senate to share three of their top priorities for the year. Here are the responses we received:Keep tuition down, provide in-state rates ... [Published Seattle Times - Feb 15 2014]
First reported Jan 31 2014 - Updated Jan 31 2014 - 1 reports

Inslee proposes $200 million for education by tying up tax loopholes

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee has proposed closing tax loopholes to generate nearly $200 million in funding for Washington’s public schools.Inslee made the proposal during a news conference in Olympia Tuesday, Jan. 28.According to Inslee, Republican leaders ... [Published Bainbridge Island Review - Jan 31 2014]

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Student hopes victory in Legislature means end ... [Published Tacoma News Tribune - Mar 29 2014]
SoCal Native Running for Washington State Senate [Published Rafu Shimpo - Mar 29 2014]
Race is on for 37th District Senate seat [Published Seattle Gay News - Mar 22 2014]
Teacher evaluation change to keep No Child waiv... [Published Tacoma News Tribune - Mar 14 2014]
Watanabe, Jayapal throw hats into state senate ... [Published Northwest Asian Weekly - Mar 14 2014]
Hope dwindling on measures as Legislature nears... [Published Seattle Times - Mar 13 2014]
State one step closer to requiring 24-credit di... [Published Tacoma News Tribune - Mar 13 2014]
How to solve the state's education challenges [Published Seattle Times - Feb 15 2014]
Inslee proposes $200 million for education by t... [Published Bainbridge Island Review - Jan 31 2014]
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