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DEEL is gearing up for a great summer!

Long Phan, represented the City of Seattle’s Department of Education and Early Learning, at the White House last week for their Summer Opportunity Workshop. DEEL, together with Seattle Public Schools, and School’s Out WA is gearing up to go big this summer! Together we will be offering more jobs, more… [ Keep reading ]

It’s official! Dwane Chappelle confirmed director of DEEL!

On Tuesday, February 9th Dwane Chappelle was confirmed by Seattle City Council as the new Director of the City’s Department of Education and Early Learning. Mayor Murray nominated Chappelle in October 2015 to lead the newly created City department. Prior to his appointment, Chappelle served as the principal of Rainier Beach… [ Keep reading ]

SPS Principal of the Year–Invited to the White House!

Special congratulations to Mia Williams, principal of Aki Kurose Middle School in the Rainier Valley, for being an invited panelist and guest at the White House’s summit on the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative. Principal Williams won the Thomas B. Foster Award for Excellence in 2013 as an outstanding secondary principal… [ Keep reading ]

Families and Education Levy Schools Honored as Schools of Distinction

We are thrilled to share the news that several of the Department of Education and Early Learning’s school partners have been recognized by the State of Washington for their amazing work in improving student achievement rates. The designation as a School of Distinction signifies that the recipient ranks in the top… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Channel highlights an amazing Social-Emotional Learning Curriculum in SPS classrooms

The Families & Education Levy partners with schools across our city to fund the professional development of the RULER curriculum. Take a look at this latest video from the Seattle Channel’s Our City, Our Schools series to learn more about how this curriculum is making a positive impact on students… [ Keep reading ]

Congratulations to our Levy-funded schools who won the Washington Achievement Award!

Every year the State’s Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction selects schools who are top performers in the State, and 10 of those top performers are Seattle Levy-funded schools. We are so proud of the great work happening in Seattle Schools! Overall Excellence – Awarded to the top 5% of… [ Keep reading ]