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.[More]
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Arts education increases student academic performance, yet there’s a serious lack of arts education for students who most need it.[More]
October offers a month of arts happenings…[More]
Friday 8/24 deadline for artist applying to exhibit at Arts & Social Change Symposium at Seattle Center October 12th and 13th![More]
Home health care workers are among the lowest paid workers in the service industry, making little more than the minimum wage.[More]
“If we have a generation of kids who can’t think for themselves, our whole country is in trouble.”[More]
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.[More]
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.[More]
Melissa Hines, director of the Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs’ funding programs and leader of the office’s arts education initiative passed away Friday, April 8th, from leiomyosarcoma, a rare form of cancer. She was 63.
The “lease lid” is a limit on the square footage of property the University of Washington may lease in specific neighborhoods surrounding the campus. It was imposed in 1985 to prevent UW leasing from distorting the real estate market and driving out other uses.[More]