Saturday, March 11, 2017

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Seattle This and That

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Feds Make It Harder for Students to Access Financial Aid
From Politico: FEDS DISABLE KEY FINANCIAL AID TOOL, CITING DATA SECURITY CONCERNS: The IRS and Education Department confirmed late Thursday that the federal government purposefully shut off an online tool used by millions of students each year to apply for federal student aid. The IRS Data Retrieval Tool, which allows students to automatically import tax information onto their Free Application fo
Arts News
From OSPI: State Superintendent Chris Reykdal will announce formal adoption of Washington state’s arts standards at Elk Plain School of Choice in Spanaway, Wednesday, March 22, at 10 a.m. Reykdal will be joined by Deb Merle, Gov. Jay Inslee’s Senior Policy Advisor for education; Michael J. Sandner, Director of Arts Education & Curriculum Integration, Bethel School District; Chad Honig, Elk Plain S
Reading Days for Kids
Not sure if SPS is doing this but it doesn't look like it has to be a district-based activity. Let your teacher know if you'd like a "superstar" in your classroom. Financial Capability Month & Money Smart Week Reading Days Governor Inslee has proclaimed the month of April to be Financial Capability Month and April 22-29 to be Money Smart Week (MSW). Money Smart Week is a national campaign focused
Governor Inslee to Visit Highland Park Monday
From the West Seattle Blog via the WEA: Gov. Jay Inslee is visiting Highland Park Elementary in Seattle Monday to visit classrooms and discuss his K-12 funding proposal with Seattle educators. … … “Quality public education is a fundamental right for all students that is enshrined in our state constitution. My budget is the only one that fully funds education, which is not only required by the McCl
Seattle This and That
To Do with the kids on Saturday Numinous This light show will pop up one weekend every month for six months at the Seattle Center from 7-11 pm. Bring the kids for illuminative after-dark wonder. "In keeping with the theme of 
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