Tim Burgess served 10 years as a City Council member and mayor of Seattle. He is a longtime champion of public school and was lead architect of the Seattle Preschool Program.
Despite improvements in state support, our schools continue to rely on local voter-approved levies to fund items fundamental to day-to-day operations.
The contract continues police reforms and sets the city up for further progress.
America does less to prepare its youngest children to enter kindergarten than nearly all other countries in the world with advanced economies.
Fund-raising last year for KCTS 9, on a corner at the edge of the Seattle Center campus.
A woman a the Ferguson protest in Seattle holds a sign reading, "I can't believe I'm still fighting for my civil rights."
How bright is the educational future of children in Seattle?
Seattle police at a 2010 event, Hempfest.
Seattle Police Chief John Diaz
Learning to read is essential for success in school, and it takes individualized attention to each child.
Tim Burgess failed the progressive litmus test.