- Early Learning
This fall, Puget Sound ESD Superintendent, Board members, early learning parents and staff are visiting the region’s Congressional delegation in Washington, D.C. to share information on federal policy positions. Our positions include:
- Support for Immigrant and Refugee Students and Families, including opposition to the proposed public charge rule that would penalize taxpaying immigrant families for meeting their basic needs.
- School Safety and Student Wellness, including measures to prevent gun violence, support social emotional learning and mental health, and address the opioid epidemic.
- Early Learning, including increasing the number of early learning opportunities to fully meet our region’s need and to increase early educator salaries.
- Education Funding, including support for 21st Century Community Learning Centers, Head Start, and the educator and school leader pipeline.