Academic Aces

10 Amazing Adventures at Seattle's Private Schools

From the great outdoors to foreign shores, these private schools prove education can happen anywhere.

10/16/2018 By Cassie Sawyer Illustrations by Amrita Marino

Pencil Pusher

A Behind the Scenes Look at Our Teacher of the Year

Pencils: Good for tiaras, even better for facial decor.

10/16/2018 By Jane Sherman

Shade Index

7 Lessons You Only Learn at a Seattle Private School

There’s intuition…and then there’s tuition.

10/16/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Quote Unquote

Robert Hand Is Washington State’s 2019 Teacher of the Year

Not bad for a guy who almost didn’t go to college.

10/05/2018 By Jessica Voelker

News Fresh From the Oven

South Seattle College's Pastry Program Is Closing After All

“It is unfortunately no longer fiscally responsible to continue running the program.”

09/20/2018 By Grace Madigan

Explainer

The Fine Print on Jenny Durkan's Free Community College Plan

Jenny Durkan wants to offer free community college tuition for Seattle public high school students. What does the Seattle Promise plan mean—and what would it cost?

10/20/2017 By Darren Davis

Profile

Black Coders Matter

As an African American in tech in the early 2000s, Arif Gursel was a pioneer. In his quest to put coding in the hands of his community, he may be a game changer.

12/20/2016 By Jake Bullinger

Snap Judgment

Should UW Professors Organize?

On the heels of a very public dispute between Seattle Public Schools teachers and the district, faculty at University of Washington have put in a bid to unionize. Warranted move or waste of time?

11/02/2015 By Karin Vandraiss

Back Fence

Meet the McClearys

The person behind the most stunning lawsuit in Washington state history may not be who you expect.

03/11/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Quote Unquote

Middle Schooler Olivia Goss, a Beneficiary of Initiative 1351

Initiative 1351, which passed in November 2014, will reduce class sizes for students like Olivia Goss of Washington Middle School.

02/09/2015 By Matthew Halverson

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: The True Seattle Natives

Today's picks for civic nerds

11/21/2014 By Darren Davis

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PubliCalendar: Documentary Double Feature

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11/20/2014 By Darren Davis

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PubliCalendar: The Livability Agenda

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11/19/2014 By Darren Davis

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PubliCalendar: Link Connections

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11/17/2014 By Darren Davis

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PubliCalendar: Four Solutions to Climate Change?

Today's picks for civic nerds

11/12/2014 By Darren Davis

PubliCola

PubliCalendar: Communiversities

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10/30/2014 By Darren Davis

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PubliCalendar: Meet n' Greet at Pike Place

Today's picks for civic nerds

10/23/2014 By Darren Davis

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PubliCalendar: Cultural Diversity in the Environment

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09/17/2014 By Kristen Farnam

Opinion

Preschool Precaution

Seattle schools blogger Melissa Westbrook raises lots of questions about the city's preschool plan.

09/16/2014 By Melissa Westbrook