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Crosscut.com: “Stop Funding School Construction with Clear Cuts”

January 14, 2014

Education and nature are sacred in Washington. Yet when we build new schools, tens of thousands of trees on state trust lands are felled to fund their construction.

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Seattle Times: “Want engaged citizens? Start with civics in school”

August 20, 2013

Seattle can do a better job developing engaged citizens by strengthening education in civics, according to guest columnists Web Hutchins and Judith Billings.

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Education Week: “Civics in the Common Core”

August 6, 2013

This year, educators and their fellow citizens celebrate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s ethereal “I Have a Dream” speech and his prophetic “Letter From Birmingham Jail.” The unbridled urgency of King’s passion for justice almost jumps from the page, transcending time and inspiring us today to build civically engaging schools for all our children.

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Welcome Education Week Readers and Visitors!!!

August 3, 2013
Welcome Education Week Readers and Visitors!!!

If you just connected to the Civics for All website from Web Hutchins’ recent op-ed on “Civics in the Core” in Education Week’s 8/7/2013 edition, we hope you enjoyed it and will forward wide and far to those who support civics education. Most importantly, we want to welcome you to our open source website. We […]

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City Council Resolution of Support

August 2, 2013

Good News! Seattle City Council Members Nick Licata and Bruce Harrel have both expressed interest in issuing a City Council Resolution of Support for the Civics for All Initiative.

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Civics for All Received Enthusiastically

July 17, 2013
Civics for All Received Enthusiastically

Civics for All has been received enthusiastically by a wide variety of organizations, locally and nationally. Locally: Parents Across America (Seattle), Stand for Children Washington, the League of Women Voters, City Year, the Council for Public Legal Education (CPLE), and CityClub of Seattle. Nationally: The Center for Civics Education, the National Council for the Social […]

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Crosscut.com: “Your future called. It wants a better civics education.”

June 24, 2013

Your future called. It wants a better civics education. A new national initiative is looking at demographic shifts and asking the question: Should schools go back to teaching good old fashioned civics again? … Some are blaming this voting apathy on the lack of quality civics education in our schools. Like South Lake High School […]

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Featured: Every Student A Citizen

May 13, 2013

Seattle: A Model for Civics Education By Brady Delander www.everystudentacitizen.org … It is difficult to take these ideas—big or small—from a concept floating around in your head to actual reality. That requires a certain level of fearlessness, tenacity, and commitment. Which is what makes the Civics for All Initiative so remarkable and exciting. Conceived in […]

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Hutchins wins Legislature’s 2013 Civic Educator of the Year Award

May 9, 2013

Pettigrew’s nominee wins Legislature’s Civic Educator of the Year Award   Seattle Public Schools News – Staff Celebrations South Lake High School teacher wins Legislature’s Civic Educator award May 29, 2013 | Audience: Families, Community, Staff | Contact: Communications  Phone: (206) 252-0200    

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In the Article: The Social Studies Professional (TSSP)

May 1, 2013

Issue 240 (May/June 2013) Civics for All: Official Recognition

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