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 schoolContinue reading “2013 Families and Education Levy Summer Learning Grant Recipients”

Let’s Slow Down Speeding Drivers Near Garfield and 23rd Avenue!

From: Update on Drunk Driving Incident Near Eckstein There is a School Road Safety Task Force that the Mayor had started before this incident. Still an important issue. More info below. Draft Roles, School Road Safety Task Force Act as a sounding board for Mayor and City staff through the process of creating a SchoolContinue reading “Let’s Slow Down Speeding Drivers Near Garfield and 23rd Avenue!”

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 aContinue reading “The Able Teens Programs”

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 gangContinue reading “LETS AVOID A POTENTIAL SHOOTING: Big Fight at Nova – World School”

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 aContinue reading “Updated homeless ‘bill of rights’ passes CA legislative committee”

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