Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Mayor's Education Summit

Mayor Ed Murray will sponsor an Education Summit on April 30.

They will be preceded by a number of community conversations:
  • Wednesday, 5 p.m. at Lake City Community Center, hosted by North Seattle Family Resource Center/Children’s Home Society of Washington and Lake City Future First
  • Wednesday, 6 p.m. at Seattle Wood Technology Center, hosted by Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle
  • Friday, 4:30 p.m. at Chinese Information and Service Center, hosted by Chinese Information and Service Center
  • Saturday, 3 p.m. at Rainier Community Center, hosted by TeamChild
  • April 14, 5 p.m. at Neighborhood House High Point Center, hosted by Neighborhood House
  • April 26, 5:30 p.m. at Van Asselt Community Center, hosted by the Seattle Education Association (south)
  • April 26, 5:30 p.m. at Northgate Community Center, hosted by the Seattle Education Association (north)
High school conversations:
  • Thursday, 3:15 p.m., Rainier Beach High School
  • April 19, 3 p.m., Garfield High School
  • April 20, 6 p.m., Nathan Hale High School
Please go and report back.


Elephant's Memory said...

Interesting quote:

"Murray has actively intervened in education over the past two years, always with a ritual nod to "partnership" with the school district."


I've not forgotten that voters approved the largest Family and Education Levy for high need schools, and the city pulled $300K because a principal needed to move across the country. Funding was to support counselors and wrap around services. It took public attention to get those funds back into Sand Point:


Anonymous said...

RBS students speak out:


Hillary Clinton, Democratic presidential hopeful, speaks during a campaign appearance Tuesday night at Rainier Beach High School in Seattle, March 22, 2016. (more)


Charlie Mas said...

Here's a story about the other side of the Education Summit. Not the public side, but the private side: http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/mayors-secret-talks-on-education-freeze-out-key-players/