Southeast Seattle Education Coalition

Equity and Equality in Education Speakers Series Planning Committee

The Equity and Equality in Education project by SESEC is a set of events and activities designed to engage SE Seattle in the development of policy and programming recommendations to close the achievement and opportunity gaps faced by SE Seattle students. Ultimately the project will promote SESEC’s priorities around changing school culture, parent/caregiver engagement, strengthening … Read more…

Protect and Hold Harmless Title 1 Schools in 2016-2017 Budget

The following letter was sent to the Seattle School Board and senior staff regarding the upcoming budget situation. Please see the links below for more background information. We will continue to keep you up-to-date on developments. Seattle schools project $74 million shortfall next year, could mean teacher layoffs, Seattle Times Seattle Public School Board Retreat, 3 … Read more…

SESEC FY15-16 Accomplishments

SESEC’s FY15-16 Accomplishments In January 2015, SESEC held a SE Seattle Community Summit on Education at which participants identified key strategic priorities for SESEC to adopt. The following identifies SESEC’s accomplishments within each of the community-driven priorities. Priority #1: Promote high quality early learning Co-chaired the City of Seattle’s Mayoral Task Force to develop recommendations on … Read more…

Seattle Sounders FC Health Challenge Winners: Dearborn Park International School

Last week, Dearborn Park International School won the Seattle Sounders Health Challenge by having the highest school attendance. Dearborn Park International School was awarded with a visit by Seattle Founders FC player Dylan Remick and Director of community Outreach and Seattle Sounders FC Alumni, Roger Levesque. A group of 53 students with perfect attendance had … Read more…

Congratulations to Washington State Seal of Biliteracy Awardees!

Congratulations to these students for being awarded the Washington State Seal of Biliteracy! The Seal of Bi-literacy Student Recipients were honored at the Seattle School Board meeting on Wednesday, June 1. The Washington State Seal of Biliteracy recognizes public high school graduates who have attained a high level of proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing … Read more…