Learning in the Dirt

Washington's Outdoor Preschools Let Kids Embrace Nature

They might offer health benefits, too.

11/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Mayor's Office

Durkan Takes the First Step Toward Her Free College Tuition Plan

The executive order signed Wednesday creates a framework and a deadline of March 8 to come up with funding sources.

11/30/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Election 2014

Are Later (Younger) Voters Better Informed Than Early Voters?

With each successive batch, the Prop 1B vote keeps gets a stronger and stronger showing.

11/07/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

An Unfunded Mandate That's Not Even a Mandate

Caffeinated News featuring nuance and revisions.

11/07/2014 By Morning Fizz


Vote to Make High Quality Preschool Available and Affordable

In a guest Op-ed, Ron Sims makes the case for Prop 1B

10/31/2014 By Ron Sims

PubliCola Picks

PubliCola Picks Prop 1B for Preschool Funding

You should vote yes on the $43 per year property tax for preschool funding.

10/27/2014 By PubliCola Picks

Afternoon Jolt

Prop 1A Accuses Competing Preschool Measure of Having Conservative Donors

The union-backed Prop 1A campaign says city's preschool measure is funded by supporters of charter schools.

10/23/2014 By Afternoon Jolt

On Other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: Endorsements

Our daily roundup.

10/15/2014 By Josh Feit

Guest Op/Ed

Creating High Quality Preschool

Here's why the Seattle YMCA and Washington state Head Start support Prop. 1B.

10/09/2014 By Bob Gilbertson and Joel Ryan

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Quantifying Gentrification

Caffeinated News featuring endorsing, budgeting, and busing.

10/09/2014 By Morning Fizz

Election 2014

Competing Preschool Measures Release Competing Ads

Prop 1B ad directly challenges ad for opposing effort, Prop 1A.

10/07/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "Some Indicia of Evidence"

Caffeinated News featuring dismissals, endorsements, developers' fees, and internet service upgrades.

10/01/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "We Have a Challenge Ahead of Us in 'To Be Determined' Funding."

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring pandemonium in High Point, cost overruns on the waterfront, big donations for November, and SPD Chief O'Toole.

09/30/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "Support of Property Owners Will Not be Forthcoming."

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring concerns on the waterfront and rejection in N. Seattle.

09/29/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning FIzz

Morning Fizz: How Does That Work?

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring protest letters, random tweets, online polls, and hearing examiner hearings.

09/25/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Law Firm Accuses City Council of Scheduling Illegal, Closed-Door Meeting

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring private meetings, Marxist theory, and competing measures.

09/24/2014 By Morning Fizz

Election 2014

Democratic Districts Take Up Divisive Preschool Measures

Last night, the 43rd District Democrats endorsed the city's plan, while the 11th voted to stay neutral.

09/17/2014 By Casey Jaywork


Preschool Precaution

Seattle schools blogger Melissa Westbrook raises lots of questions about the city's preschool plan.

09/16/2014 By Melissa Westbrook

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "Instead of Focusing on Plan B, Let's Focus on Making Plan A Work."

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring tuition, buses, divisions, and polls.

09/09/2014 By Morning Fizz