Keep hands off state alternative learning

OlympiaMarch 20, 2013 

I am a home schooler, and my children attend Olympia School District’s Olympia Regional Learning Academy (ORLA). I was very shocked and concerned when I found out that four state senators have managed to push a bill through the Senate that will completely change the way Alternative Learning Experience (ALE) programs are run across the state. They totally changed these programs two years ago, and now they are doing it again.

Why does the legislative body – which manages to not balance a budget – feel the need to mess with education, again? I have emailed, and begged for the chance to testify on the floor of the House before the House votes on Senate Bill 5794. I have received no replies.

I’m willing to fight not just for ORLA, but all ALE Programs across the state.

Let’s tell the legislative body in Olympia to lay off the education, and balance the budget.

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