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.

I was a foster youth, and my high school didn’t prepare me for higher education

Nelly Braxton, a Shoreline Community College student, shares her experiences living as a foster youth and struggling to find support in school.

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