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Concluded Workgroups

Children & Families of Incarcerated Parents Advisory Committee

The Advisory Committee's task is to gather data related to children of incarcerated parents, identify programs to serve their needs, and to eliminate policy (and other) barriers that prevent a child from receiving support.
Legislation: RCW 43.63A.068

Compensation Technical Working Group

The Compensation Technical Working Group was created by ESHB 2261 and is tasked to create an enhanced salary allocation model aligned to educator development and certification with compensation, conduct a comparative labor market analysis of employee salaries, determine the role and types of bonuses available and account for regions of the state where it may be difficult to recruit and retain teachers.
Legislation: ESHB 2261 - RCW 28A.400.201

Expanded Learning Opportunities Council

The Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO) Council is charged by RCW 28A.630.123 to advise the Governor, the Legislature, and OSPI regarding a comprehensive expanded learning opportunities system.
Legislation: Second Substitute Senate Bill 6163

Gangs in Schools Task Force

The Gangs in Schools Task Force recommends, through annual reports to the Legislature, methods to prevent and eliminate gangs in schools, gather intelligence on gangs, and share information about gangs.
Legislation: RCW 28A.300.490

Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Workgroup

In an Act relating to harassment, intimidation and bullying, The Washington State legislature established a work group on anti-bullying and anti-harassment to both help maintain focus and attention on, as well as monitor progress of implementation of harassment, intimidation and bullying prevention and intervention efforts.
Legislation: RCW 28A.300.2851

Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) Advisory Committee

The purpose of the statewide MTSS Advisory Committee is to provide feedback to OSPI relative to their multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS) framework and related data and programming.

Race and Ethnicity Student Data Task Force

The Race and Ethnicity Student Data Task Force was created in 2016 to review the U.S. Department of Education 2007 race and ethnicity reporting guidelines and develop race and ethnicity guidance for the state.
Legislation: Fourth Substitute House Bill 1541

Social Emotional Learning Benchmarks Workgroup

In 2015, the Legislature directed OSPI to convene a workgroup to recommend comprehensive benchmarks for developmentally appropriate interpersonal and decision-making knowledge and skills of social and emotional learning for grades kindergarten through high school that build upon what is being done in early learning.

Student Discipline Task Force

The Student Discipline Task Force was initiated in 2013 to develop; Standard definitions for causes of student disciplinary actions taken at the discretion of the school district, and data collection standards for disciplinary actions that are discretionary and for disciplinary actions that result in the exclusion of a student from school.
Legislation RCW 28A.600.490

Transitional Bilingual Instruction Program (TBIP) Accountability Task Force

In the 2014 Supplemental Budget, $117,000 of the 2015 general fund was directed to OSPI to convene a task force to design a performance-based assistance and accountability system for the Transitional Bilingual Instruction Program.
Legislation: ESSB 6002 Section 501 [y])