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Doctors partnering with families to build language, literacy, and social-emotional skills that prepare children for kindergarten.

When doctors give children books and teach their parents to support language, literacy, and math at home, children develop critical skills that set the stage for success in school and life.

Dental Coverage for Pacific Islanders in Washington

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On Jan. 1, 2019, thanks to the state legislature, approximately 1,000 Washington residents from three Pacific Island nations gained access to medical care through the COFA Islander Health Care Program.

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2019 ELAA Legislative Support Agenda

Support SEIU 925 FCC collective bargaining agreement:
Provisions include; Increasing EA reimbursement rates for levels 3 and 4; Increasing funding for professional development fund; Expand sub pool days and what they can be used for; Increasing transparency when the state believes an overpayment has occurred; State will cover costs for federally-mandated background checks for FFNs; Several financial issues in arbitration. Lead Organization is SEIU: Contact Erin Haick @ ehaick@seiu925.org

Support Expanding Bilingual Education in Washington State - One Pager on Dual Language

Support Expanding Bilingual Education in Washington State
Early Learning Specifics of this bill include:
• Support bilingualism from an early age and expand the number of dual language early learning programs, grants will be
made available to childcare providers and ECEAP programs. These dual language programs will provide content-based
instruction to students in two languages: English and a target language other than English spoken in the local community,
for example Spanish, Somali, Vietnamese, Russian, Arabic, native languages, or indigenous languages.