Media Advisory—August Council Meeting
Council will review budget and legislative priorities for 2019-21 biennium
August 15, 2018
Olympia—On August 23, the Council will discuss budget and policy priorities for the upcoming 2019 Legislative Session. Members will review proposals to close opportunity gaps, make college affordable, reconnect adults to education, and support regional innovation.
The meeting will take place at The Seattle Chamber in Seattle from 8:30 to 11:15 a.m. Public comment is scheduled at 11:15 a.m.
All meeting materials will be available online the day of the meeting.
The Seattle Chamber
1301 Fifth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
About the Washington Student Achievement Council
The Washington Student Achievement Council is committed to increasing educational opportunities and attainment in Washington. The council has three main functions:
- Lead statewide strategic planning to increase educational attainment.
- Administer programs that help people access and pay for college.
- Advocate for the economic, social and civic benefits of higher education.
The council has nine members. Four members represent each of Washington’s major education sectors: four-year public baccalaureates, four-year private colleges, public community and technical colleges and K-12 public schools. Five are citizen members, including one current student.