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Seattle Public School Board candidates weigh in on arts education

How will your new School Board members support the arts? Find out before you cast your vote!

Providing equitable access to arts learning is one of the strategies included in the five-year Seattle Public Schools Strategic Plan. We know the arts are not provided equally to all students now, and the Creative Advantage K-12 arts plan expands arts education opportunities for all students. Read what SPS Board candidates have to say about the Creative Advantage K-12 arts plan, and how they plan to support arts education in general. Check out what they have to say below.

Election Day is around the corner and hundreds of School Board positions will be filled across the state. District school boards are incredibly important, often determining the extent to which students have access to arts education. Before you vote, get vital information about which candidates are committed to providing the high quality, sequential arts learning that every student deserves and that the law requires.

Arts and education advocates throughout the state asked their School Board Candidates to complete ArtsEd Washington’s Survey on Arts Education so that voters can make informed decisions when casting their ballots this fall.

Candidates in over 34 districts have responded so far to share their thoughts on arts education See what your candidates said by visiting ArtsEd Washington’s website at www.artsedwashington.org/candidate_responses.

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