Category Archives: K-12 Education

Petition Regarding LWSD Equity Policy

LWSD board will vote on the district’s Equity Policy on September 13th. Below is the latest draft: 34.9% of the school district’s students board are Asians. The voices of Asian students deserve to be heard by the school district. It is critical that you comment on the Equity Policy. If you remain silence, as one… Read More »

Testimony for SB 5044

Power was out at my house. Knowing that SB 5044 could negatively impact Asian Americans in this state, I sat in my car, accessed the SB 5044 public hearing via my cell phone and waited for almost an hour for my chance to testify. Why? Because I wanted to testify in person so that my… Read More »

41st District My-Linh Thai’s Honest and Trustworthy Problem

My-Linh Thai is running for 41st LD State Representative. More than two months after she filed for her candidacy, and 2 weeks after we featured an article on our site questioning Thai lacked campaign issues, she finally posted her campaign priorities on her campaign web site. Given her background as BSD board member, not surprisingly,… Read More »

A Letter to Bellevue School Board

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed on this web site are solely those of the original authors and other contributors. These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of WA Asians For Equality staff, and/or any/all contributors to this site. Dear Bellevue School Board and All, It’s been a few weeks since Bellevue School… Read More »

48th LD State Senate Candidate Rodney Tom on Education

A group of parents from the 48th LD met with State Senate candidate Rodney Tom last month. Tom’s education reform plan resonated well with this group of parents. Here are Rodney Tom’s views on education: Tom is for fully funding education. Education’s share of the state’s operating budget has grown to 51 percent, and Tom… Read More »

BSD Board My-Linh Thai’s Secret Racial Equity Agenda

Seattle Times endorsed My-Linh Thai for reelection in 2017, and praised her for her work on racial equity locally and statewide. Progressivevotersguide.com also states “In her first term on the school board, she singlehandedly raised the issue of racial equity in education; because of her advocacy, racial equity is now a core guiding principle of… Read More »