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Ten questions for Seattle Public Schools’ IT Lead John Krull re: EdTech in schools and student privacy

John Krull has agreed to answer some questions about what is happening in terms of technology and software programs planned for Seattle Public Schools. As Krull states in his letter … Continue reading

April 16, 2017 · 2 Comments

#BlackLivesMatterAtSchool: Hundreds of professors across the country support Seattle educators in their day of action

Originally posted at I Am an Educator. Solidarity with #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool: Hundreds of professors across the country support Seattle educators in their day of action Over 200 scholars and professors nationwide sign … Continue reading

October 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Introducing the Decision to Support the Whole Child Refusal Form

It’s no secret that refusal forms provided by school districts are designed to shame and intimidate parents into second guessing their decision to keep their children from participating in high … Continue reading

April 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Watson Tango Fremont Washington Middle School PTA! Charter schools recruiting at your “High School Success Night”?!?

I’d say the Washington Middle School PTA has some explaining to do. This is the flyer that went out to all of the parents at the middle school for High … Continue reading

March 1, 2016 · 3 Comments

“We Are Not Throw-Aways!”: A Statement from the High Point Middle College Site Council

  A statement from the Site Council of the High Point Middle College: “WE ARE NOT THROW-AWAYS!” Why is Seattle Public Schools (SPS) denying our underserved students an opportunity to … Continue reading

December 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Garfield’s Black Student Union responds to rumored white supremacists march in Seattle

Fueled by statements of hatred and bigotry spewed by Donald Trump and echoed by others including the mainstream press who consider it infotainment for the masses, some folks who want desperately … Continue reading

December 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Video: Seattle teachers talk about the Seattle Education Association strike at the NWTSJ conference

For the first time in 30 years, Seattle educators went on strike for the schools Seattle students deserve and for the working conditions and compensation the teachers deserve. After five … Continue reading

December 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Guest post: We need a shake-up at Seattle Public Schools

The recent storm of controversy created by the announcement of the Seattle Public Schools central office of plans to cut 25-28 teachers across the school district in late October, and … Continue reading

December 3, 2015 · 1 Comment

An open letter to Superintendent Nyland: Save Middle College High School

Dear Dr. Nyland, I am writing to you and other senior administrators today to express my support for Middle College High School (MCHS).  MCHS families received a letter from Principal … Continue reading

November 30, 2015 · 8 Comments

An open letter to the Seattle School Board: Rethink idea of a raise and contract extension for Superintendent Nyland

The following is an open letter from parent, Jill MacCorkle, to Seattle’s current and newly elected School Board Directors. At the November 18, 2015 School Board meeting, Directors will be … Continue reading

November 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Wait, what?! Here’s just a few issues that COULD be solved with Superintendent Nyland’s $13,000 Raise.

“My raise is not going to solve any of the issues we have on the table. I’ve done better than anyone else and I will take the smallest raise in … Continue reading

November 8, 2015 · 8 Comments

RAINIER BEACH HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS’ TOWN HALL EVENT

 Town Hall: Student Voices on Transportation & Education An evening of storytelling and collective action When: Thursday October 22nd 6-8 PM Where: Rainier Beach High School, Performing Arts Center     8815 … Continue reading

October 20, 2015 · Leave a comment