universal preschool program http://kplu.org en Seattle Mayor Taps Brakes On Transit Funding, Prepares His Own Plan http://kplu.org/post/seattle-mayor-taps-brakes-transit-funding-prepares-his-own-plan <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/148762379&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is urging voters and elected officials not to get behind a <a href="http://www.keepseattlemoving.com/" target="_blank">local property tax hike </a>to fund mass transit. Instead, the mayor plans to introduce his own proposal next week.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 23:31:19 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 16484 at http://kplu.org Seattle Mayor Taps Brakes On Transit Funding, Prepares His Own Plan Seattle Considers Proposed Universal Preschool Program http://kplu.org/post/seattle-considers-proposed-universal-preschool-program <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seattle schoolchildren returned to school Wednesday, but some of the city’s kindergarteners</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> have already fallen behind.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">At least that’s how Seattle City Council member Tim Burgess sees things, which is</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;why he’s proposing a <a href="http://www.seattle.gov/council/issues/PreschoolforAll/default.html" target="_blank">universal preschool program</a> for the city's&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">3- and 4-year-olds.</span></p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 23:21:38 +0000 Florangela Davila 9885 at http://kplu.org Seattle Considers Proposed Universal Preschool Program