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The Olympian: Democrats Put Off Science Graduation Requirement

Science requirement postponed until class of 2017.

05/10/2011 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

"The Governor Could Do That Tomorrow."

Thursday Edition: Seriously kids, this is a packed Fizz. We kinda want to nominate ourselves for a Morning Fizz Pulitzer for this one. McKenna on state employees; Licata on Chihuly; Carlyle on the "educational industrial complex;" Bagshaw on charter schoo

04/21/2011 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Shocked and Insulted

Kevin Wallace's emails; the WEA's reaction; and the mistaken comparison to Seoul, Korea.

04/06/2011 By Morning Fizz

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


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

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


SDOT Lays Out Cash to Help Kids Walk and Bike to School

In recognition of International Walk to School month, the Seattle Department of Transportation is offering grants up to $1,000 to help fund safe biking and walking programs for kids. It's a smart use of money that could have valuable long-term impacts as

10/13/2010 By Josh Cohen

Morning Fizz

Go One Step Further

01/19/2010 By Morning Fizz


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


A Lovely Time

03/27/2009 By Josh Feit


Environmentalists: Getting Drunk and Angry

Environmentalists get the blues in Olympia.

03/12/2009 By Josh Feit