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Six months and counting. No Common Core Standards SBAC test results yet

Remember the Common Core SBAC test that was given to students in Seattle during the month of April and May, the test that was sooo important for students to take, … Continue reading

October 2, 2015 · 7 Comments

Seattle School Board Candidates’ Forum

The League of Women Voters and the Seattle Council PTSA  invite you to a Seattle School Board Candidate’s Forum Thursday, October 8, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Seattle First … Continue reading

September 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

A video interview with Jon Grant: Seattle City Council Candidate for Position 8

Thanks to a donation, we now have a video camera to provide videos of interviews and events. Our first interview is with Jon Grant, candidate for the City Council seat, … Continue reading

September 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dear Liv: Yes, A Loss for ALEC and the Privatizers Makes Me Happy

The following is a response to Liv Finne, a Director at the Washington Policy Center which is a member of ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council, who published a piece after the … Continue reading

September 27, 2015 · 5 Comments

Join us at the Northwest Teaching for Social Justice Conference (NWTSJ)

Educators, students and parents are invited to attend the Northwest Teaching for Social Justice Conference October 17, 2015 “We Still Need to Trouble the Water: Race, Revolution and the Struggle … Continue reading

September 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Breakin’ it down: The District 3 City Council race, Kshawma Sawant vs Pamela Banks

Our focus is on education and that has generally meant for us at the Seattle Education website sticking to the school board races during election season but with the mayor … Continue reading

September 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Seattle Education Association members ratified the new contract

What we know so far is that at the General Membership Meeting this evening, members of the Seattle Education Association voted to ratify the new agreement with Seattle Public Schools. … Continue reading

September 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

How we got the Common Core Standards: Federal Manipulation Through Race to the Top

From the Truth in American Education, An admission of Federal manipulation through Race to the Top: Arne Duncan’s former chief of staff pulls back the curtain on Race to the … Continue reading

September 20, 2015 · 2 Comments

Why is Washington State Attorney General Robert Ferguson sticking his neck out for charter schools?

In politics, actions are everything. That’s why it’s especially interesting Attorney General Bob Ferguson has decided to defend charter schools AFTER they were ruled unconstitutional by the Washington State Supreme … Continue reading

September 20, 2015 · 2 Comments

Was the Seattle Times trying to control the narrative or are they that bad at reporting?

At 7:45 AM this morning, the Seattle Times reported the following: Teachers still reported to picketing locations Tuesday morning, while about 500 union members, parents and students marched from Pioneer … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

March to Support Seattle Teachers this Tuesday, September 15th

Join parents, students, teachers and concerned citizens to march in support of Seattle teachers. Everyone will gather in Pioneer Square, at the corner of Yesler Street and 1st Avenue, at 10am. … Continue reading

September 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Educators around the country are in solidarity with Seattle teachers: No Struggle, No Progress

From Brian Jones website: No Struggle, No Progress SOLIDARITY STATEMENT WITH STRIKING SEATTLE EDUCATORS We, the undersigned stand in solidarity with 5,000 striking members of Seattle Education Association (SEA). These … Continue reading

September 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

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