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Electronic Sports

Should College Students Get a Scholarship to Play Video Games?

UW's Washington Gaming Association thinks so.

  • By Darren Davis
  • Published 07/18/2016

Explainer

Inside Seattle’s Universal Pre-K Plan

What you need to know before shipping your toddlers off to this publicly funded program.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 09/01/2015

Explainer

Washington's GET Program

After a rocky couple years GET, Washington’s tuition investment program, is back in the black. And with enrollment starting November 1, here’s what you need to know before you buy in.

  • By Casey Jaywork
  • Published 11/01/2014

Quote Unquote

Jesse Hagopian is a Classroom Warrior

One year after leading a boycott against the MAP assessment test in Seattle public high schools, the teacher continues to fight for the kids.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 02/01/2014

Article

Adult and Continuing Education

Seattle’s bursting with classes, degree programs, and one-off workshops that can reinvent your career—just sharpen some pencils and head back to school.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 11/28/2012

Article

Parents Fight Seattle Public Schools Over New Grade School

The district wanted to place high school students on the same West Seattle campus.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 08/21/2012

Article

My College Reunion

I’m. Not. Going.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 08/20/2012

Article

High Schools

78 Public and 50 Private Schools Graded

  • By Hilary Meyerson, Clancey Denis, Matthew Halverson, and Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 07/25/2012

Essay

Mean Kids

In 2010, Washington State passed a law to fight bullying and hold schools responsible. But maybe we’ve approached it all wrong. Just ask a bully.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 06/20/2012

Article

Public v. Private Education

When it comes to the debate over public versus private high schools, Seattle parents want their kids to have everything. Except privilege.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 03/23/2012

Article

826 Seattle’s Meron Kasahun is a Comeback Kid

826 Seattle’s Meron Kasahun goes from struggling student to outstanding role model, and earns a trip to the White House.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 11/21/2011

Article

Apple for the Teacher

Seattle Public Schools launch iPad, iPod program.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 09/21/2011

Article

High Schools

78 public and 50 private schools graded.

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

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

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
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