League of Education Voters launches bill of rights - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

League of Education Voters launches bill of rights

SEATTLE, Wash. - The League of Education Voters is introducing a Washington state student bill of rights.

The marketing campaign to promote school reform was introduced Wednesday with a kickoff at Seattle Center.

The student bill of rights is a list of eight things the league believes every student is entitled to. The organization says the bill of rights was written by students and they are doing their part to promote it.

First on the list is a call for equal quality education for all students, and a statement that students should have a say in their education. The bill of rights also demands safety, great teachers, modern textbooks and computers, preschool for everyone, and a meaningful diploma.

Students are asked to go to the bill or rights Web site and sign their name. The names are added the Web site as they come in.

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