Legislative Work

Legislative Engagement

The Washington Student Achievement Council participates in Washington’s legislative process by sponsoring bills, tracking the progress of legislation affecting secondary and postsecondary education, and providing information and analysis used to develop new laws. 

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The Washington Student Achievement Council is established under Chapter 28B.77 RCW. The enabling legislation (House Bill 2483) also created the legislative Joint Higher Education Committee to review and provide feedback on the work of the Council, to provide recommendations for higher education policy, and to improve communication, coordination, and alignment between the higher education system and the Legislature


2017 Session

Budget Comparison and Summaries
2017 Legislative Presentations

Agency Overview

Strategic Action Plan

Higher Education Investments

ITT Closure

Student Debt

Legislative Updates / Bill Trackers



2016 Session

2015 Session

2014 Session