Migrant and Bilingual Education Programs
All children in Washington State have the right to a public education, grades kindergarten to 12, up through age 21. Students may qualify for additional support through the Migrant or Bilingual Education Programs if: A language other than English is spoken at home. The family has recently moved for agriculture or fishing work.
Watch this video to learn about the rich history of the Washington State Commission on Hispanic Affairs.
LATINOS: The Changing Face of Washington
This is the teaser for the one hour KCTS 9 documentary that examines the history of Latinos in Washington state, their dramatic population growth and the impact in politics, education, immigration and entrepreneurship in the state.
Become an advocate for Washington's Hispanic Communities Your tax deductible contribution will support our advocacy work in the following areas:
- CHA's Spanish Language Outreach Radio Program, "Conozca su Gobierno con Uriel Iñiguez
- Washington State Latino/Hispanic Assessment Report
- Leading Change Through Advocacy
Join us as we raise awareness and funding for CDSA! CDSA helps kids succeed in school and in life by providing high-quality, affordable preschool, kindergarten-readiness, before/after school enrichment, and full-day summer learning camps that build the foundation for success.
Emcee: Enrique Cerna, KCTS 9The son of Mexican immigrants, Enrique Cerna was born and raised in the Yakima Valley. He joined KCTS 9 in January, 1995. He has anchored current affairs programs, moderated statewide political debates, produced and reported stories for national PBS programs as well as local documentaries on social and juvenile justice, the environment, and Latinos in Washington State.Enrique has earned five Northwest region Emmy awards and numerous other honors. In June, 2013, he was inducted into the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Northwest Chapter’s Silver Circle for his work as a television professional.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephan Blanford, Seattle School BoardDr. Blanford was elected to the Seattle School Board in 2013 and brings a wealth of experience as a youth leader, researcher, parent and advocate to his role. He believes passionately that the school district can achieve the twin goals of equity and excellence for all of the families whom it serves. As principal and co-owner of Lighthouse Consulting, he specializes in the equity objectives of Washington State’s public schools. Previously, he led several nonprofit organizations serving the educational or youth development needs of children from birth to college age in Seattle.
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