Students champion two Senate education bills  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Jan. 26 2023  Washington students are championing two bills that will be heard by the Senate Early Learning and K-12 Education committee.   Senate Bill 5355 would mandate Washington schools provide instruction on sex trafficking prevention and identification.  SB 5355 stems from years of hard work by Ria Bahadur, a senior at Eastside Preparatory School. She took on this very critical issue and came up with a solution by creating, drafting and negotiating the bill.   Youth voices are extremely powerful. They deal with youth for youth. We are experiencing society and we are not isolated from these issues. Adults assume that we young people haven’t experienced some of these ...

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