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Yes on 1351 Postcards!

Download and print one or more of the postcards below, add a personalized message about why you’re voting YES on 1351, and send to a friend, family member or colleague today.

Directions:

  • Click on an image to download a PDF of that design
  • Each design is set-up to print two postcards at a time on a letter-size sheet
  • Make sure to use card stock so your postcard can be mailed successfully
  • Print out double-sided and cut the postcards apart
  • Add your message, the recipient’s address, and a first-class stamp.

 

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Download 1351 Graphics

Spread the word about Yes on 1351! Download and share these car signs, Facebook badges, and stickers.Continue Reading

I-1351 to reduce class sizes will be on the Nov. 4 ballot

Thanks to the hard work of thousands of WEA members across the state, Initiative 1351 to reduce class sizes will be on the Nov. 4 ballot. Nearly 350,000 Washington voters signed the I-1351 petition, an indication of the widespread support for reducing our state’s overcrowded class sizes. Now, we need to make sure voters –Continue Reading

State falls short on McCleary and K-12 school funding

In its 2012 McCleary decision, the Washington Supreme Court ordered state officials to abide by the Constitution and fully fund K-12 public schools as the state’s “paramount duty.” The Court set a 2018 deadline, giving legislators six years to phase in the additional funding. Alarmed by the Legislature’s lack of progress toward that goal, theContinue Reading

Before you vote, check out the pro-education candidates

It’s the middle of summer, and you’ve probably received your primary election ballot in the mail. Renton teacher and state Rep. Steve Bergquist is one of the pro-public education candidates on the Aug. 5 ballot. And you’re wondering: Who are the pro-public education candidates for local and state offices? Click here to find out! WEA-PAC, WEA’sContinue Reading