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Project Homeless is a new Seattle Times initiative that explores and explains the region’s complex, troubling problem of homelessness. With strong watchdog reporting and vivid storytelling, Project Homeless seeks to spotlight what is working, and what is not working, in responding to homelessness. We will also feature solutions-oriented reporting from elsewhere in the country.

Education

Teach for America, restraint and seclusion, a school-bus driver’s retirement: What Education Lab is reading this week

It's the homestretch for Seattle students! June 20 marks the final day of school for the district's high-school seniors, and everyone else will finish the school year next week on June 27. Of course, that doesn't mean you have to stop learning. Take your much-needed break, unwind, then come back for these great education stories....

About Education Lab

Education Lab is a Seattle Times project that spotlights promising approaches to some of the most persistent challenges in public education.

Eastside

Redmond police investigating fatal Thursday morning shooting

Redmond police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 48-year-old man in an early Thursday morning family dispute. Police spokesperson Andrea Wolf-Buck said the man was found lying in the street outside his home in the 6200 block of 154th Avenue Northeast shortly after the shooting was reported at 6 a.m. The victim was declared dead shortly after...

Science

Florida gov signs bill ratcheting up fight against red tide

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's governor signed a bill Thursday directing the state to work with a private marine institute to study and combat the red tide blooms that have hurt the state's vital tourism industry and killed such wildlife as manatees, fish and dolphins. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the bill at the Mote...  VIEW