As a city with a long and proud tradition of civic activism, political engagement and progressive education, Seattle should easily be the civics-education capital of America.
But it isn’t.
And, as one of the most politically savvy, highly educated and philanthropically engaged cities in the world, Seattle should have a world-class K-12 school system in which all students understand and embrace their rights and duties as citizens.
But we don’t.
Let’s fix this, Seattle.