Education

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.

Seattle Pacific University students stage walkout over upheld discriminatory hiring policy

Seattle Pacific University students and faculty assemble outside Demaray Hall on the university campus, tuesday, May 24, 2022 stage a walkout to protest the Board of Trustees deciding to maintain a discriminatory hiring policy against people in same-sex relationships. 220475

Despite ongoing pushback against SPU's policy prohibiting the school from hiring staffers who are gay, its trustees is keeping the policy on the books.

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