State Superintendent of Public Instruction, County Superintendents and Teachers Throughout King County Endorse Proposition 1

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State Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal has endorsed King County Proposition 1, joined by local King County superintendents, as well as teachers across the region who support King County Prop. 1. "Arts, science and heritage education is vital for students at every level. They shouldn't only be available for those who can afford it,...
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Guest Editorial: Community Theater Transformed My Life. Prop 1 Could Change Someone Else's.

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Originally published by The Stranger . Photo Courtesy of Langston Hughes Performance Arts Institute By Isiah Anderson, Jr., Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute I am the oldest of three; we were raised by a single mother. I never had the opportunity to attend a paid dance school or professional acting classes, but I loved to dance and be aroun...
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The Seattle Times Editorial Board Grossly Misrepresents Prop 1, Again

​Originally published by The Stranger. ​ ​By Rich Smith It's no surprise that the backdoor virgins in sensible shoes who sit on the Seattle Times Editorial Board would encourage their readers to reject Proposition 1 , a minuscule albeit regressive sales tax that will raise money for arts, science, and cultural heritage education and enrichment. But...
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Seattle Times Op-ed: Proposition 1 offers access to arts, science outside the classroom

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Originally published by The Seattle Times. ​ ​By Calvin J. Watts, Kent Public School Superintendent ​ For a student, school trips are the most exciting days of the year. Even as adults, we remember the anticipation of showing up at school with a packed lunch and a permission slip, looking forward to a trip to the aquarium or the museum. If you were...
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King County Arts and Science Organizations Announce Plans for Free Programs for Low-Income Families With the Passage of Proposition 1

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​Photo by Joe Veyera, Queen Anne & Magnolia News Leaders from regional organizations throughout King Countygathered at Seattle Children's Museum today to announce reduced-price and free family access programs that they plan to offer if voters pass Access for All - King County Proposition 1. Prop. 1, which will appear on the August 1 primary bal...
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The Stranger endorses YES on Proposition 1

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​Photo by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren/Woodland Park Zoo From The Stranger : "This is a small tax that will send low-income kids to see plays, museums, and baby giraffes. It's also a tax for arts and science programs in schools. Arts and science and schools and giraffes are good ... Vote Approved." A full list of endorsements for Yes on Prop. 1 can be fou...
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Bill Nye the Science Guy Endorses Prop. 1 Campaign in New Ads

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Today the Access for All: YES on King County Proposition 1 campaign announced the endorsement of Bill Nye and released two new campaign ads featuring The Science Guy , who got his start in Seattle. The ads, which can be viewed here and here , will begin on digital today, June 22, and will air on television in July. An advocate for science education...
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Educators, Community Leaders, and Organizations from Around King County Launch Access For All: Yes On Proposition 1! Campaign

Today a group of community leaders , educators and organizations from throughout King County gathered at El Centro de la Raza on Tuesday to launch the Access for All: YES on Proposition 1! Campaign, which will appear on the August primary ballot. Access for All would increase funding for arts, science and heritage education and access for King Coun...
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Advocates for Arts, Science and Heritage Access and Education Applaud Council Introduction of Countywide “Access For All” Legislation

Advocates for Arts, Science and Heritage Access and Education Applaud Council Introduction of Countywide “Access For All” Legislation
Leaders of King County's arts, science and heritage organizations today praised introduction of the "Access For All" levy package by Executive Dow Constantine to the King County Council. If passed by Council and approved by voters, the levy will raise dedicated funding to expand educational opportunities and local investments in programs, performan...
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Seattle Times: KidsQuest Children’s Museum opens Tuesday at new location in Bellevue

Seattle Times: KidsQuest Children’s Museum opens Tuesday at new location in Bellevue
Originally published in The Seattle Times. KidsQuest Children's Museum opens Tuesday, Jan. 31, at its new, expanded location in downtown Bellevue. The interactive museum — for infants to 8-year-olds and their caregivers to explore science, technology, engineering and art through play — originally opened in Factoria in 2005, attracting more than 180...
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