Tukwila Education Association and Tukwila School District
Reach Tentative Agreement
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 5, 2019
On behalf of the Tukwila Education Association and Tukwila School District:
The District is pleased to report that a tentative agreement was reached at about 1:50 a.m. on September 5th. Details of the agreement will not be released until the Association has an opportunity to ratify. Following Association ratification, the matter will come to the Tukwila School District Board of Directors. The District and Association are especially pleased that this agreement was reached in time to avoid any interruptions in the school calendar. Schools will operate on their normal schedule on Friday, September 6th.
With 80 languages spoken among our 2,711 students, Tukwila School District is one of the most diverse school districts in the country. Here we will create a learning community that supports and empowers students, staff, and families to reach their greatest potential by encouraging and celebrating their diversity, strengths and talents. Our core purpose is to engage students intellectually and socially with authentic and substantive learning experiences. Our diversity is our strength and our asset. “A world of possibility” awaits each student here.