Posts for 'Education'

Civics for All Resolution

March 17th, 2014

My blog today is on the importance of civics education for young students.


Fences and Schools

February 24th, 2014

Would you like to paint a mural or teach kids art? Apply by March 4th to teach and by March 10th to paint!


Seattle Schools Launches City-Wide Arts Education

March 18th, 2013

Seattle Public Schools admits it has not been providing equitable arts access to their students. Now, they are launching a new city-wide arts ed program to remedy that.


Wallace Foundation Hope for Arts Education

October 15th, 2012

Arts education increases student academic performance, yet there’s a serious lack of arts education for students who most need it.


Arts Crush + Day of Ideas

October 1st, 2012

October offers a month of arts happenings…


Arts & Social Change Symposium

August 20th, 2012

Friday 8/24 deadline for artist applying to exhibit at Arts & Social Change Symposium at Seattle Center October 12th and 13th!


Caring Across Generations Campaign Comes to Council

June 13th, 2012

Home health care workers are among the lowest paid workers in the service industry, making little more than the minimum wage.


Urban Politics #322: Reading, Writing, Arithmetic and Arts

May 7th, 2012

“If we have a generation of kids who can’t think for themselves, our whole country is in trouble.”


Putting Arts Back in the Classroom

March 19th, 2012

Help shape Seattle Public Schools’ arts plan by attending one of their remaining public meetings on March 19th, March 29th & March 31st. Why? Because young people participating in the arts are 4 times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement.


Helping to Close the Digital Divide

March 5th, 2012

Do you know that Seattle ranks 2nd among the most literate cities in the U.S., just behind Washington D.C.? For some time, now, Seattle has been trying to increase digital literacy rates, as well, through Technology Matching Grants.