It’s “not an ideal” time for Lilah Amon-Lucas, a Youth Climate Strike leader in Seattle, to skip school. The 14-year-old began ninth grade at Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences just two weeks ago. “I’m missing science and dance and math and history,” she said. “Those are all core classes, these are important classes, these...
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.
Fact check: It isn’t against Washington state law for schools to excuse absences for students participating in the Global Climate Strike
When Seattle Public Schools drew criticism for not giving students excused absences if they miss class to participate in Friday morning's Global Climate Strike, superintendent...
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The Seattle School Board on Wednesday evening appointed Federal Way elementary school teacher Brandon Hersey to represent South Seattle.
‘I would appreciate a heads-up’: Seattle superintendent claps back at City Council asking district to excuse absences for climate strike
In a letter to City Council members, Superintendent Denise Juneau offered some constructive criticism in response to the resolution they passed.
Forget about the Cougs and Dawgs: Bellingham is our state's best college town, according to this list
Bellingham — aka the “City of Subdued Excitement” — not only ranked best in our state; it also placed ninth in the nation, according to...