Education

The Seattle Times Education section covers schools at the district, state and federal level. Topics include the University of Washington and other colleges; the Common Core and standardized testing; teacher pay and strikes; charter schools; school discipline; classroom teaching methods; and funding under the McCleary decision. Coverage also includes the Education Lab project.


Students frustrated trying to get into UW’s strict engineering program

Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. OSU student Jack Kussick outside an Engineering lab at Oregon State where he goes to school.

It gets harder every year to get into some of the University of Washington’s most in-demand majors, creating a cutthroat system of competition at the flagship university.

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