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Ensuring children in Washington obtain high quality education

Every child deserves a world-class education that prepares them for a healthy, productive future. Supporting the full continuum of education, from early learning through post-secondary and workforce training, ensures that students are prepared to pursue their goals and keep Washington’s world-class economy strong.

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Ensuring children in Washington obtain high quality education

Every child deserves a world-class education that prepares them for a healthy, productive future. Supporting the full continuum of education, from early learning through post-secondary and workforce training, ensures that students are prepared to pursue their goals and keep Washington’s world-class economy strong.
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 The Workforce Education Investment Act is a comprehensive package of major proposals that include two governor-priority policies.

The act guarantees financial aid for more than 110,000 qualified students in Washington to attend college for free or at a discounted rate. The law also expands the governor’s Career Connect Washington Initiative. It establishes a study-and-work approach so students can get real life work experience and high school or college credit at the same time.

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Governor Inslee's proposed 2019-21 budget invests heavily in teachers, special education and school counselors, nurses and social workers to support students. It supports local levy funding to enhance K-12 programs. It also fully funds the Washington College Promise, guaranteeing financial aid for all students and increases funding for Career Connect Washington to create pathways between high school and good paying jobs.

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