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Education News

 Leave no book behind: How to fight summer learning loss
June 19, 2014  – The Seattle Times


Pilot program gives parents tools to boost babies’ brains
March 30, 2014 – The Seattle Times


Language-Gap Study Bolsters a Push for Pre-K
Oct. 21, 2013 – The New York Times


New SAT Results Show No Change in Average Scores
Sept. 26, 2013 – Education Week


Who is a STEM Worker?
Sept. 9, 2013 – U.S. Census Bureau blog


‘Sesame Street’ Widens Its Focus
Sept. 2, 2013 – The New York Times


Kent teacher will be ‘ambassador’ for US education
Aug. 7, 2013 – The Associated Press


Early Warning Confirmed: A Research Update on Third-Grade Reading
June 7, 2013 – Annie E Casey Foundation


Op-Ed: Raise Your Voice for Asian and Pacific Islander Students
March 6, 2013 – The International Examiner


Kindergarten more challenging for students, teachers
February 10, 2013 – The Associated Press


Lawmakers: Education is focus of 2013 Legislature
January 10, 2013 – The Associated Press


A look at the most racially diverse high school in state
December 24, 2012 – Q13 FOX


For Poor, Leap to College Often Ends in a Hard Fall
December 22, 2012 – The New York Times


If You’ve Got the Skills, She’s Got the Job
Novemeber 17, 2012 – The New York Times


Community Colleges Struggling With Spreading the Knowledge
June 21, 2012 – PBS NewsHour


Op-ed: Why early learning is critical for kindergarteners
September 17, 2012 – The Seattle Times


Op-ed: Improve early learning with a child-care rating system
August 23, 2012 – The Seattle Times


Head of Rainier Beach High PTSA to be honored at White House
August 9, 2012 – The Seattle Times


Average Is Over – by Thomas L. Friedman
May 17, 2012 – NY Times


Seattle University receives an ‘A’ for volunteer aid to neighborhood
March 12, 2012 – The Seattle Times


College Bound scholarship program could face test as more apply
February 6, 2012 – The Seattle Times


Free workshops for filling out college-aid forms
January 24, 2012 – The Seattle Times


Higher-ed woes tied to state ‘leadership vacuum’
January 10, 2012 – Seattle Times


January Key for College Financial Aid Applications
January 9, 2012 – New Day NW — King 5


How Mercer Middle School soared after struggling
December 5, 2011 – Seattle Times


Struggling West Seattle Elementary gets a fresh start
November 6, 2010 – The Seattle Times


HUD Awards First-Ever Choice Neighborhood Implementation Grants
August 31, 2011 – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development


In Kent, kindergarten is time to consider college
August 26, 2011 – NPR


Free tuition and one big catch: you have to sign up in middle school
June 8, 2011 – Crosscut


Getting Young People to Stay in School and Go to College
June 7, 2011 – Seattle Times


Program Makes College a Reality for High School Students
June 2, 2011 – King 5 News


Who belongs in AP classes? In Federal Way, anyone who “meets standards”
April 8, 2011 – KPLU


Strategic private-sector investments in STEM education
March 21, 2011 – The Seattle Times


63% of students qualified for college, Seattle district now says
March 18, 2011 – The Seattle Time


Coming Together to Give Schools a Boost
March 7, 2011 – The New York Times


Paving a smooth road from high school
March 4, 2011 – Puget Sound Business Journal


Shifting population changes face of South King County
February 24, 2011 – The Seattle Times


Seattle U. to help entire neighborhood around Central District school
February 14, 2011 – The Seattle Times


UW program expanded for Kent high-school students
February 11, 2011 – The Seattle Times


The ‘Tiger Mom’ within Federal Way schools
February 5, 2011 – The Seattle Times


A tale of two Seattle school districts
January 16, 2011 – The Seattle Times


Repeat After Me: We Can’t Have Great Schools Without Great Teachers
September 6, 2010 – Huffington Post


Steal This Movie, Too
August 24, 2010 – New York Times


Seattle, speak up for children as Seattle Public Schools contract negotiations go on
August 23, 2010 – Seattle Time


Don’t Drop Out of School Innovation
August 19, 2010 – New York Times


Getting Serious about Education Reform in Seattle
August 5, 2010 – Seattle Times


Remarks by President on Education Reform at the National Urban League Centennial
July 30, 2010 – The White House Office of the Press Secretary


American Workforce’s Incoming Generation Most Diverse, Startlingly Least Educated
June 22, 2010 – Society for Human Resources Management


Obama’s race to Sanity on Education Reform
June 5, 2010 – Seattle Times