Our City, Our Schools

A look at city investments in education

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About Our City, Our Schools

The series highlights levy-funded programs from pre-K through high school. Host Brian Callanan talks with everyone from principals to preschoolers about the Families and Education Levy's successes and its challenges. Is the investment paying off? How are levy programs improving student achievement? What are the benchmarks for measuring the levy's effectiveness?

Our City, Our Schools: Preschool Progress
Our City, Our Schools: Preschool Progress

After the Seattle Preschool Program's first year, the Seattle Department of Education and Early Learning is making adjustments and increasing funding to attract more providers. We'll show how that affects the number of kids served, preschool quality, and preschool locations in a rapidly-growing Seattle Public Schools system.