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The Washington Education Association (WEA) is the statewide teachers' union for the state of Washington, United States. It was founded on April 2–3, 1889 as the Washington State Teachers Association.[1][2] The WEA was the defendant in Davenport v. Washington Education Ass'n, a landmark public-sector union case decided by the Supreme Court of the United States.


  1. ^ "Local Brevities" (PDF). Yakima Herald. 21 March 1889. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  2. ^ "History of the WEA". Retrieved 11 March 2018.

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