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Democracy Dialogues: Schooling the Public

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Please note: Recordings of Democracy Dialogues: Schooling the Public are available for replay on SoundCloud and YouTube.

What is the role of public schools in a strong democracy? Schools are funded by taxpayer choices, led by elected leaders, and tasked with shaping future voters. Yet, public schools are a consistent source of controversy and disagreement.

Hear from education experts Seattle Public School Board Director Brandon K. Hersey and University of Washington Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Academic Affairs Dr. Ed Taylor, and get your questions answered.

Detailed information on how to participate will be provided via email following registration. Space is limited, so register early!

Generous support provided by Amazon and 4Culture.

Real-time, automated captioning is available during the program. For additional support, email

As a catalyst for relevant community conversation, MOHAI’s public programs include a diverse range of speakers and perspectives related to life in our region, past and present. In presenting this program MOHAI does not endorse or advocate any specific policies represented by the speakers, their organizations, or the co-presenters.

Location: Online

Cost: Free with $10 suggested ticket price


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