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.

UW’s robotic fleet will probe under Antarctic ice shelves for clues to future sea-level rise

Monday, November 20, 2017.    UW oceanographer’s Jason Gobat and Ben Jokinen load the “pupa” into the underwater fairing “sea glider” that will be used in an antarctic expedition to gather data under the sea ice sheets to estimate future melting and sea level rise.

The venture is funded by Seattle billionaire Paul Allen, who’s willing to gamble on risky projects with the potential for breakthrough results.  VIEW

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