2013 Families and Education Levy Summer Learning Grant Recipients

Source: http://mayormcginn.seattle.gov Mayor McGinn, Seattle Public School officials, community leaders, and local students and parents gathered at Northgate Elementary School to announce the beginning of a city-wide investment plan to support summer learning programs – the first of its kind – included in the 2011 Families and Education Levy. The Levy will invest in school […]

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The Able Teens Programs

The Able Teens The Able Teens (TAT) is a five-day a week after-school vocational training program for teens between the ages of 14- 20 with developmental disabilities (including autism). The TAT members learn skills such as cleaning, cooking, food preparation, event set-up, interview skills, bus training, organization, customer service and life skills. TAT is a […]

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LETS AVOID A POTENTIAL SHOOTING: Big Fight at Nova – World School

Seattle Action Network asks: ‘Where are the civic/community leaders? And why are they not making sure that these type schools incidents not escalate?” Big Fight at Nova/World School Yesterday From the Stranger Slog: A Central District high school was locked down yesterday afternoon as police responded to reports that a former student and suspected gang […]

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Updated homeless ‘bill of rights’ passes CA legislative committee

Reposted: From The Scaramento Bee April 23, 2013 Updated homeless ‘bill of rights’ passes CA legislative committee An amended version of a bill that would extend new protections to California’s homeless population cleared the Assembly Judiciary Committee on Tuesday morning. Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, D-San Francisco, framed Assembly Bill 5 as an attempt to create a […]

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East Precinct brass to meet with Capitol Hill neighbors over safety concerns — UPDATE: Diaz out

Re-Posted from: http://www.capitolhillseattle.com Posted on April 7, 2013 – 10:56 pm by jseattle UPDATE: Some big changes at SPD are in the offing. Seattle Police Chief John Diaz will leave his post: Diaz, who, who has more than 30 years with the Seattle Police Department, became the interim chief on May 7, 2009, and was […]

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