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High Schools

78 public and 50 private schools graded.

  • By Kathryn Robinson, Matthew Halverson, Clancey Denis, and Hilary Meyerson
  • Published 11/19/2010

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The Holdout

Mayor Mike McGinn and the city council flex their political muscles. But can’t they all just get along?

  • By Eric Scigliano
  • Published 11/19/2010

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We Got Game

In October, the Internet buzzed with the news that Zynga—the San Francisco video game company responsible for FarmVille and Mafia Wars—will soon open a Seattle office. It’s only a matter of time before updates from these viral game titles start choking up

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 11/18/2010

High Schools 2010

The New School Plan

School enrollment in Seattle just got simpler, but for some parents it causes more problems than it solves.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 11/18/2010

High Schools 2010

One Size Fits Some

When all students learn the same thing, will they be smarter?

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 11/17/2010

High Schools 2010

Talk Supe

Seattle Public Schools superintendent Maria Goodloe–Johnson stands firm, even as her teachers lose faith in her leadership.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 11/16/2010

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The New Bids on the Block

Seattle parking by the numbers.

  • Published 11/16/2010

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Court Marshal

Lorenzo Romar is shooting to become the first coach in University of Washington history to notch his fifth 25-win season.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 11/15/2010

High Schools 2010

Geek Boot Camp

Cleveland High reboots with a new tech–heavy STEM curriculum.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 11/15/2010

High Schools 2010

Smart and Smarter

How West Seattle mom Molly Seaverns challenged Chief Sealth to be more challenging by pitching an International Baccalaureate degree.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 11/14/2010

High Schools 2010

6 Ways for Seattle Schools to Score Higher

Melissa Westbrook and Charlie Mas have been schooling parents on the local public education system for four years at the Save Seattle Schools blog (saveseattleschools.blogspot.com). We asked them to weigh in with

  • Published 11/13/2010

High Schools 2010

Parents As Search Engines

When the goal is private school, start the search early.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 11/12/2010

High Schools 2010

Private Lives

A crash course in private school programs at Eastside Preparatory School, Northwest School, Lakeside School, and Seattle Waldorf.

  • By Clancey Denis
  • Published 11/11/2010

High Schools 2010

Grading Our High Schools

A guide to secondary education in King County, including student demographics and standardized test scores.

  • By Judy Naegeli, Alexandra Notman, Clancey Denis, and Mary Pritchard
  • Published 11/10/2010

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School of Knox

As former UW student and convicted murderer Amanda Knox comes up for appeal in an Italian courtroom, her most vigorous supporters come from her old high school, Seattle Prep.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 11/08/2010

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