The Washington Legislature this year agreed to help principals struggling with a teacher shortage — especially in special-education classrooms — by tapping into a deep recruiting pool of thousands of paraeducators who already work with at-risk students.
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.
LONDON (AP) — Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by a Taliban gunman at age 15 for speaking out for the right to an...
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The candidate with the top number of votes in each school-board race in Seattle, Kent, Lake Washington and Mercer Island had comfortable leads.
A new graduate institute in technology, a partnership with the University of Washington and one of the leading universities in China, will open in September.
The Highline district is pursuing the 'grow your own' idea: helping instructional aides become full-fledged teachers — and guiding current students toward teaching careers.
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Trauma-informed education is spreading from alternative high schools to comprehensive ones, and it’s not always an easy fit.
Washington State University is opening a $64 million building in Everett to support a growing program in engineering.