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Seattle Mayor and Public School Chief Academic Officer Host Arts Education Forum

This one is in the pretty cool category.

I don’t think it’s all that often that a big city mayor and a the chief instructional administrator of a school district host and directly participate in an arts education forum.

What you usually get, at most, is a proxy for the mayor, or perhaps a very brief speech. This event appears to be different, which makes it noteworthy.

And what is more, the forum directly involves students!


Click here to read: Seattle Mayor and Chief Academic Officer Host Arts Education Forum, from the Seattle Examiner.

A panel of Seattle students will lead a discussion with Mayor Mike
McGinn and Seattle Public Schools’ Susan Enfield about how the arts
engage, challenge and motivate young people.


  1. Will there be a webcast of this forum?

  2. Thank you for sharing this – Now how about this kind of forum in cities nationwide!!

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