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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, Time to Keep Your Promise to Olympic View Elementary

On November 2, 2015, one day before the general election, Mayor Ed Murray held a press conference on the steps of Olympic View Elementary to promote The Levy to Move … Continue reading

April 26, 2017 · 1 Comment

Notes from the field: The Nathan Hale Rally

What was to be a forum presented by the League of Women Voters and the Seattle PTA with some of our state representatives there to field questions on funding for … Continue reading

March 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

A checklist for parents considering Summit Sierra charter school in Seattle

Summit charter school has plans to open a charter school in the International District of Seattle in the fall of this year. So far, I have written two posts on … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

I love you Seattle. Happy New Year!

Well, I did it… my very first video. This one, my love song for Seattle. There was so much more that I wanted to show but it couldn’t fit in … Continue reading

January 1, 2013 · 6 Comments

Architecture 101 Summer Workshops for students in grades 3 through high school

It’s time for my yearly plug about classes that I offer to students in grades 3 through high school. I am an architect and have been teaching classes in architecture … Continue reading

March 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Saturday Parent Institutes

Saturday Parent Institutes The Finding Your Voice Parent Institute is a free one-day parent preparation program that teaches parents and family members to better understand the public school system and … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Weekly Update: March and rally at the Gates Foundation in Seattle, profiteering in Chicago and school “choice” in New Orleans

This photo was taken in front of the Gates Foundation in Seattle this week by members of Social Equality Educators. And so was this “No TFA” photo: Yesterday was the … Continue reading

March 2, 2012 · 4 Comments

What to expect in January from the corporate privatizers in the state of Washington

Remember: There is nothing “public” about charter schools except the funding of these franchises by our tax dollars. This began as a memorandum to a group of political and education … Continue reading

December 26, 2011 · 5 Comments

Videos: Garfield High School Student Walkout and March Against Budget Cuts

After the arrest of Jesse Hagopian, a teacher at Garfield High School, on Monday, November 28th, the students at Garfield organized a march to Seattle City Hall in response to … Continue reading

December 4, 2011 · 1 Comment

Two grassroots school board candidates defeat two business-backed ed reform incumbents in Seattle

Four strong grassroots challengers took on four rubber-stamping, corporate ed reform school board incumbents here in Seattle on Nov. 8. All but one race was close. Two of the challengers … Continue reading

November 30, 2011 · 4 Comments

Occupy Seattle Teach-In at Chase Bank and Seattle Central Community College Welcoming Occupy Seattle for the Long Haul

Jesse Hagopian, a founder of Seattle Equality Educators and a teacher in the Seattle Public School system, introduces the Teach-In in front of Chase Bank in Seattle that was held … Continue reading

October 31, 2011 · Leave a comment

Education Town Hall in Seattle

This is a great opportunity to provide Senator Scott White as well as the president of the Seattle PTA, the Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction and the Seattle Public … Continue reading

September 6, 2011 · Leave a comment