Families and Education Levy Seattle's Families and Education Levy expands goals, money requests over the years By Charla Bear • Mar 28, 2011 Seattle Office for Education Listen Listening... / As schools and family service providers across the state struggle with budget cuts, taxpayers are being asked to help out more. In Seattle, the city council is gearing up to put the Families and Education Levy back on the ballot. Voters have renewed it every time it’s come up since former Mayor Norm Rice created it in 1990, but some people might not realize how much it’s changed. Seattle gets peek at new Families and Education Levy By Charla Bear • Nov 29, 2010 Seattle Office for Education It’s been less than a month since the last election, and already Seattle officials are unveiling a measure for next fall’s ballot. This week, the public will get its first glimpse at the next Families and Education Levy.