Legislature 2024: Options to Advocate for Education

Improve financial education

House Bill 1915 would make financial education instruction a high school graduation prerequisite (starting with the Class of 2031) and a required component of public education. It’s easy to contact your legislators with thoughts on this proposal.

Comment on this bill

Taking action on bills affecting education

Both the Washington State PTA and the Seattle Council PTSA track bills affecting education and suggest action steps for parents/guardians and students. You CAN make a difference!

Students can apply for Legislative Youth Advisory Council

On Jan. 15, Garfield PTSA’s Advocacy Committee co-chairs attended the Washington State PTA “Focus Day” in Olympia.  One of the highlights was hearing from Washington Legislative Youth Advisory Council members, who serve as an official lobbying voice for youth in our state.  If your student is interested in government, policy or lobbying, applications for a 2-year position on the council are due April 30, 2024. 

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