Number of Homeless Students in Washington Rising

About one out of every 25 K-12 students in Washington state – nearly one in every classroom – is homeless, living in hotels or in cars, or with friends. Numbers released by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction show that in 2016-17, 40,934 Washington students were counted as homeless –…


Wildfire Homeless Prevention and Education Bill Signed

Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill today that will help local authorities with wildfire education, prevention and response – with a focus on preventing homelessness. Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber sponsored the legislation as a result of concerns brought forward by her local elected officials and constituents. House Bill 2010 has two…