Article

High Schools

78 Public and 50 Private Schools Graded

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

Essay

Mean Kids

When Washington state passed a law to fight bullying and hold schools responsible, many families rejoiced. But maybe we’ve approached it all wrong. Just ask a bully.

06/20/2012 By James Ross Gardner

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.

03/23/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

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.

11/21/2011 By Matthew Halverson

Article

Apple for the Teacher

Seattle Public Schools launch iPad, iPod program.

09/21/2011 By Matthew Halverson

Article

High Schools

78 public and 50 private schools graded.

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

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.

11/18/2010 By Matthew Halverson

High Schools 2010

One Size Fits Some

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

11/17/2010 By Matthew Halverson

High Schools 2010

Talk Supe

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

11/16/2010 By Matthew Halverson

High Schools 2010

Geek Boot Camp

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

11/15/2010 By Matthew Halverson

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.

11/14/2010 By Matthew Halverson

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

11/13/2010

High Schools 2010

Parents As Search Engines

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

11/12/2010 By Kathryn Robinson

High Schools 2010

Private Lives

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

11/11/2010 By Clancey Denis

High Schools 2010

Grading Our High Schools

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

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

Article

Home Work

Seattle Public Schools’ new attendance-area boundaries complicate an already jumbled real estate market. For some, it’s enough to up and leave that once desirable humble abode. Plus: Magnolia will soon lay claim to the Briarcliff community, making i

06/14/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Feature

Adult Ed 101

Want a fresh occupational start? Need to pick up some new talents? Or just looking for a better way to spend your free time? Here, 25 of the best, most interesting, and most sought-after adult education classes and programs in the Seattle area.

09/21/2009 By Matthew Halverson, Laura Cassidy, and Karen Quinn

Article

Northwest College Rankings 2008

Included: Video coverage of how to find the college that best suits you, courtesy q13fox.com

12/19/2008 By Matthew Halverson and Stefan Durham With Megan Clark and Jessica Campbell

Article

Class Hysteria

College is a balancing act.

12/18/2008 By Matthew Halverson

Article

Sustainable is Trainable

Gifford Pinchot’s Bainbridge Graduate Institute sets out to transform business education.

12/13/2008 By Manny Frishberg