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Mayor Ed Murray Wants Property Tax To Support High-Quality Preschool

Murray says the preschool plan would help close the widening opportunity gap between rich and poor children and help prepare Seattle kids for success in school and life

CBS Seattle–05/15/2014

File photo of students taking a test. (Photo by MARCEL ANTONISSE/AFP/Getty Images)

Senate OKs Wide-Ranging Education Reform Bill

The Senate has approved a measure that makes a variety of changes in the state’s education system, including an enhanced focus on young students who are reading below grade level and development of rules on how to handle student discipline.

CBS Seattle–06/14/2013

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Debating Cities and Education

When it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.

10/11/2012

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Microsoft Wants to Help Your Kids Learn With Video Games

Making a big announcement, Microsoft is putting R&D money into helping teachers, classrooms and kids by creating educational video games, and pouring millions into helping Washington kids go to college.

07/21/2011