Rep. Himschoot's education bill goes to governor

Rep. Rebecca Himschoot hopes the bill she successfully ushered through the 33rd Legislature will provide school districts with effective tools to recruit and retain experienced teachers.

“Districts are struggling to staff schools,” said Himschoot, whose House District 2 includes Sitka, Petersburg and dozens of small Southeast communities. “We’re trying to add more tools for districts to fill positions with the best teachers they can get,” she said.

House Bill 230, sponsored by Himschoot, is an education reform package that includes elements of other bills sponsored by Sen. Jesse Bjorkman and R...


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