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Offering commentary and analysis from Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, The Cascadia Advocate is the Northwest Progressive Institute's uplifting perspective on world, national, and local politics.

Tag Archives: Early Childhood

Expansion of access to Working Connections Child Care will help Washington families

Excerpt: In this guest post for NPI's Cascadia Advocate, Senator Claire Wilson explains how Senate Bill 5225 will help reduce the cost of childcare for many families and support Washington's youngest learners.
Written by:Claire Wilson
Categories:Education, Guest Posts, Legislative Advocacy, Policy Topics
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SIFF Documentary Review: “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” Come for the nostalgia, stay for the uplifting truth about Mister Rogers

Excerpt: Read NPI's review of Won't You Be My Neighbor?, a new documentary film about Fred Rogers, the legendary children's television host.
Written by:Theresa Curry Almuti
Categories:Education, Media & Culture, Views & Reviews
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Governor Jay Inslee appoints 48th LD’s Ross Hunter as new Director of Early Learning

Excerpt: State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Ross Hunter (D‑48th Dis­trict: Red­mond, Kirk­land, Belle­vue, Med­i­na, Clyde Hill, the Points com­mu­ni­ties) will soon be leav­ing the Leg­is­la­ture to join Jay Inslee’s admin­is­tra­tion as Direc­tor of the Depart­ment of Ear­ly Learn­ing, the gov­er­nor’s office announced in a late-morn­ing press release. “With land­mark invest­ments this year, Wash­ing­ton state is poised to be a […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Education, Policy Topics, Public Service
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Seattle Times again duplicitously portrays itself as a champion of public education

Excerpt: They’re at it again. Two months after launch­ing a disin­gen­u­ous pub­lic rela­tions cam­paign to urge the state Leg­is­la­ture to prop­er­ly fund high­er edu­ca­tion, the Blethen-con­trolled Seat­tle Times has devot­ed more than half a spread at the end of its Sun­day A sec­tion to not one, not two, not three, but four unsigned, buzz­word-filled edi­to­ri­als demand­ing that […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Education, Policy Topics
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