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Seattle-Area Teachers Consider Major Strike

AP | Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics

SEATTLE -- With teacher strikes a possibility in Seattle and another district, Washington's teachers union says negotiations are continuing and agreem...

U.S. Probes Racial Disparities In How Schools Discipline Students

Reuters | Posted 05.07.2013 | Black Voices

By Laura L. Myers SEATTLE, March 7 (Reuters) - The U.S. Education Department is investigating whether Seattle's public school district...

7 Tips for Parents to Ensure a Safe Halloween for Kids

Meryl Ain, Ed.D. | Posted 12.23.2012 | Parents
Meryl Ain, Ed.D.

There's a nip in the air and pumpkins are everywhere: In patches, on porches, in stores and in schools. It's hard to ignore the signals that Halloween is fast approaching.

Teachers Selling Lessons, Materials Online To Make Extra Money

AP | DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 12.11.2012 | Education

SEATTLE — Kristine Nannini spent her summer creating wall charts and student data sheets for her fifth grade class – and making $24,000 on...

Seattle High School Students Stage Walkout To Protest Education Cuts (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.16.2011 | Education

Hundreds of students from five Seattle-area high schools walked out of classes Wednesday to protest Washington state's cuts to education funding. T...

District May Ease Junk Food Ban Amid Profit Loss

Posted 12.14.2011 | Education

The Seattle School District is considering rewriting a policy enacted in 2004 that removed junk food from public schools, citing the ban's huge cut to...

PHOTOS: Hundreds Of Students Ditch Class, Protest Education Cuts

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.01.2011 | Education

After the Washington state government proposed in a special legislative session to cut education funding as a way to close a $2 billion budget gap, hu...

Seattle Voters Pass $232 Million School Levy, Doubling Taxes

Posted 01.09.2012 | Education

Voters in Seattle approved of a $232 million education levy Tuesday, nearly doubling the current levy, which has been in place for seven years. Now...

Seattle Schools To Shut Down For A Day.. And Another Half

Posted 09.20.2011 | Education

Seattle public schools will close for an entire day Aug. 31 and close early for a half day on another day during the school year. The move aims to ...