Judicial power & higher ed, topics at March Civic Cocktail

From the courtroom to campus, the March edition of Civic Cocktail will examine the role of the judicial branch of government and the future of higher education in Washington state. The conversation is sure to be thought-provoking at the March 1 event at Palace Ballroom, 2100 Fifth Ave., where U.S. District Court Judge Robert Lasnik, University of […]

Seattle Speaks: Making the Grade, April 19

In a city with a skyrocketing student population, the math isn’t adding up. Why have state lawmakers not amply funded public education for yet another year? How can we close the opportunity gap and improve outcomes for all kids? Seattle Channel host Brian Callanan will lead a live, televised discussion, Seattle Speaks: Making the Grade, […]

How do you feel? Ask a kindergartner

Even though school is out for summer, it’s no time to stop learning. I figured out that lesson just this past week as we were putting the finishing touches on our latest segment of the Our City, Our Schools series on social and emotional learning. Hundreds of Seattle public school students are learning how to […]

Higher ed., Bertha and budget at Civic Cocktail, Feb. 4

Update (11:45 a.m., Feb. 4): Washington State University President Elson Floyd is unable to attend Civic Cocktail due to an emergency. John Gardner, CEO of Washington State University Foundation, will join the one-on-one conversation. A contentious state legislative session and a conversation about higher education with Washington State University President Elson Floyd  Foundation CEO John Gardner are on […]