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Homework without a home

Seattle Central Library 1000 4th Ave, Seattle

One in every 16 students in Seattle is homeless – and one in every 27 in Washington state. About half are in 5th grade or younger. And 87 percent of homeless kids in Seattle Public Schools are students of color, widening the achievement gap between black and white students. The Seattle Times LiveWire event series and The […]

Fact vs. Fake

Kane Hall 4069 Spokane Ln, Seattle

The success of The Seattle Times LiveWire event series continued with “Fact vs. Fake: Fighting back against fake news,” an engaging forum about how to combat misinformation and preserve the integrity of a free, independent and legitimate press.Register NowEvent VideoMedia CoverageUW panel on battling fake news: ‘Think more, share less’On the Scene: LiveWire event panel […]

Set Up To Fail

Kane Hall 4069 Spokane Ln, Seattle

Failing to adequately fund basic public education in Washington state costs us all: High school dropouts are more likely to be unemployed, rely on welfare and end up in the juvenile justice system, leading to incarceration, court costs and social services that burden our local economy. Join us for an illuminating panel discussion on the […]