Education

The Learning Gap Between Seattle and its Schools

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As of Thursday, Seattle Public Schools (SPS) had six days of school and six days of late school buses. It's a local impact of...

Seattle Council Passes Eviction Defense Package

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Yesterday, the Seattle City Council passed three bills extending protections for tenants facing the threat of eviction. They also voted unanimously to send a...
Harrell wears a blazer and gestures toward tents in the background.

Durkan and Harrell Pressure Seattle Public Schools to Remove Homeless Encampments

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Former Seattle City Council President Bruce Harrell held a mayoral campaign event Friday in front of a homeless camp on a playfield at Broadview-Thomson...
School crossing guards are a low paid, but essential position. Seattle Public Schools has struggled to recruit and train school crossing guards in recent years. (Credit: Nicholas Pilch)

Council Takes Initial Steps to Fix Childcare in Seattle

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Of all the unexpected systems that the pandemic has laid bare, the crisis has shown childcare to be uniquely scattered and broken. By closing...
students do an outdoor activity at Lincoln High School

Dubicki: Save Seattle Schools, Dissolve the District

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To be upfront, I am pissed at Seattle Public Schools. As a parent of school-age kids, I have been subjected to SPS’s anti-union propaganda...
A school crosswalk busy with students and parents in a sea of cars.

Seattle City Code Requires We Pave Over Playgrounds, But We Could Change That

The Washington State Legislature is in ongoing legal trouble for failing to properly fund schools. The City of Seattle has many solemn commitments to...
Washington state outline with ethernet cables

Op-Ed: Washington Needs Internet for All

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Last week, Representative Drew Hansen (D-Bainbridge Island) filed House Bill 1336. This bill should be celebrated widely and has the potential to upend the internet monopolies in Washington State. We have...

Seattle Seeks to Close Internet Access Gap

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In September, the City of Seattle released the Internet for All Seattle Report. This report follows the City's July 27th resolution to establish the...