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Video of Our Event - Equity, Opportunity, and Funding in Education

Posted by taral at Jun 03, 2014 05:35 AM |
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More than 100 people joined us for a great conversation at Town Hall Seattle last week, "Addressing Equity, Opportunity, and Funding in Washington State's Education System."

The event, moderated by Paola Maranan of the Children's Alliance, was taped by TVW. You can watch it here.

Many thanks to our panelists for an interesting and thoughtful discussion.

  • Rep. Ross Hunter, Chair of the House Appropriations Committee
  • Shawn Lewis, Education Funding Specialist, Washington Education Association
  • Sharonne Navas, Director, Equity in Education Coalition
  • Frank Ordway, Government Relations Director, League of Education Voters

Thank you to our sponsoring organizations: Centerstone; Children's Alliance; Community and Parents for Public Schools; Equity in Education Coalition; League of Education Voters; Progressive Majority; OneAmerica; SEIU 1199NW; SEIU 925; Somali Youth and Family Club; Statewide Poverty Action Network; UFCW 21; the Washington Bus; Washington CAN!; and Win Win Network.

Check out the full video of the event on TVW.

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