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.

Washington state students working their way through college are hard-hit by coronavirus

Wed. April 1, 2020.    Rebecca Leslie who’s 29 attends Seattle Central and works for the college and has some federal work-study hours along with a non-work-study job. She is being hit by coronavirus issues on multiple fronts. She is photographed with one of her two children, 6-year-old Markus.  (she doesn’t want his last name in the paper).

Thousands of college students in Washington state are trying to figure out how they'll pay for tuition or come up with the rent after losing jobs during the coronavirus pandemic.

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