School's Out

Child Care Options During the Seattle Public Schools Strike

Alternatives for Seattle parents scrambling to figure out what to do with their kids as the Seattle Education Association and SPS hash it out.

09/11/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Morning Fizz

"I'm Not Going to Have My People Take Responsibility for That."

Caffeinated News featuring: Education funding ideas? Transportation funding ideas? Police accountability ideas? Anyone?

11/13/2014 By Morning Fizz

Election 2014

Election Night Winners & Losers

Caffeinated News featuring: Ed Murray, Nick Hanauer, Microsoft, Unfunded Mandates, and more.

11/05/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Teachers are in "Open Revolt"

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring teachers in open revolt, homelessness, and small-lot housing.

03/10/2014 By Morning Fizz


Olympia Outtake: Week 1, All Governance Is Local?

DIY governance is au courant in Olympia.

01/17/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Symbolizing Their Plight

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring student dreams, abortion, and teacher raises.



Inside the School Contract Negotiations

SPS negotiator goes on record about contract negotiations, says District has offered teachers solid pay increase and dropped proposal to cut hour of paid time.

08/28/2013 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Post Election Jolt: More Winners and Losers

More fallout from the election.

11/08/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

Morning Fizz

An Obvious Question About the Veracity of the Times' Claim

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring more political ads in the Times, more contributions, and more bickering.

10/25/2012 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Desperation or Confidence

Caffeinated News and Gossip featuring: Attack ads, swing turf, and last-minute money.

10/23/2012 By Morning Fizz

2012 Election

One Question for the Teachers Union

Today's one question: What is the union's top priority?

09/26/2012 By Josh Feit

2012 Election

Teachers' Union Makes Up Difference for Inslee in Outside Money

Independent PAC spending neck and neck in governor's race.

09/24/2012 By Josh Feit

2012 Election

Obsessed with Ed Reform? Here are Some Things to Watch for Tonight.

Union money and Stand for Children money tested in primary.

08/07/2012 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

"Witness the Anger"

Wednesday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip.

03/21/2012 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

An Unexpected Ally

Thursday Edition. Caffeinated news & gossip.

03/08/2012 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

New Poll: Inslee, McKenna Tied

Wednesday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip.

03/07/2012 By Josh Feit

This Washington

WEA President Lindquist Fires Back

Part 387 of the ongoing back and forth between WEA President Mary Lindquist and major Democratic donor Nick Hanauer.

02/24/2012 By Josh Feit

On Other Blogs

Seattle Times Opinion Page Weighs in On Hanauer Debate with Dems, Teachers' Union

Seattle Times opinion page writer Lynne Varner thinks Hanauer is right in fight with fellow Democrats.

02/22/2012 By Josh Feit


Democrat Hanauer: On Education, "McKenna Is On the Right Track, We Are Not."

Democratic donor Nick Hanauer responds to the teachers' union on education reform.

02/21/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

Morning Fizz

Teachers' Union President Responds to Hanauer, Trashes McKenna

President's Day Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip: Lindquist responds; anti-gay marriage vandals respond; environmentalists respond; and more.

02/20/2012 By Morning Fizz