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What's the true cost of a failure to fund K-12 education?
Town Square: Set Up to Fail - The Cost of Not Funding K-12 Education

While funding is critical, improving the region's fractured education system will require more than money. At this Seattle Times LiveWire event, expert panelists with diverse backgrounds prove that truly investing in our schools means addressing factors like youth incarceration and unemployment rates, stable housing, and adult support.

Moderator: Claudia Rowe, Reporter, Seattle Times

Speakers and Panelists:
Mia Tuan, Dean, UW College of Education
Omari Amili, author and advocate
Angel Gardner, Seattle's Youth Poet Laureate 2016-2017
Nathan Gibbs-Bowling, 2016 Washington Teacher of the Year
Janis Avery, CEO, Treehouse
Justice Bobbe J. Bridge, former Washington State Supreme Court Justice


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