|HB 1295 - DIGEST|
Requires the office of the superintendent of public instruction to: (1) Convene a language access advisory committee to develop tools and recommendations to improve language access for public school students and families with limited English proficiency; and
(2) Select two educational service districts, one from each side of the Cascade mountains, that volunteer to act as language access lighthouse collaboratives.
Requires educational service districts to maintain the capacity to offer language access trainings.
Requires the state health care authority to collaborate with the office of the superintendent of public instruction and interested schools, school districts, and educational service districts to implement procedures to claim federal reimbursement for the costs of medicaid administrative activities, including interpreter-related services, performed in the school setting.