Category: Advocacy

Listening Session with PTA Board and AL SPS

Thank you to all the parents who submitted questions to the Advanced Learning Staff.  You can view the slides they presented to us and a summary of the meeting, including their prepared and answers to your questions. In short, Cascadia will be open to all current and incoming 1st graders for the next …

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Cascadia supports SSEPTSA

On December 8 the Cascadia PTA board voted to stand with the Seattle Special Education PTSA and vote no-confidence in the school district for its continued failure to serve our students with disabilities, particularly children of color.  Read more about SSEPTSA’s statement here.

Weigh in on WSPTA Legislative Issue

What issues are most important to you?

Each year local PTA units attend a legislative assembly in October.  At the time delegates help define and prioritize legislative issues of interest to the Washington State PTA.

Member voice matters — please take a few minutes and complete our  Cascadia PTA e-survey. There’s a …

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Black Lives Matter

Join us to walk in support, June 17 @ 5pm.

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Five Ticonderoga Pencils

The Board of Directors for Seattle Public Schools continues to explore how to support highly capable learners. In the near term, input pertaining to whether and how to continue the cohort model that created Cascadia Elementary is being evaluated.

In order to best coordinate a strong, well-informed strategy to provide input …

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Advocacy: SPS Board & Advanced Learning Task Force Meetings

SPS school board 2017 photo

As many parents and guardians of students at Cascadia know, there is an ongoing discussion about the best way to provide services to students identified as “advanced learners” in the district (and beyond).

The Cascadia PTA Board suggests that Cascadia families consider attending upcoming meetings of the Seattle School Board, Board Member Community …

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Vote by August 6: School Board Primary

Remember to vote by August 6, 2019 for the Seattle School Board primary!

This year, 4 of the 7 seats on the Seattle School Board are up for election. With 12 primary candidates holding a wide variety of perspectives, your August 6 vote is incredibly important. If you will be out of town, …

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