By Angela Shen NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Although thousands of international students come to the United States to seek a better education every year, only a few fully understand the point of studying abroad. Most students are either confused about American culture or not prepared for the culture shock, so they rarely know how to take […]
Kert Lin’s boisterous fourth-graders at Lakeridge Elementary arrive well before the bell to help prepare for class or to go over math problems from their last assignment.
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle says it will spend $250,000 to help address the needs of undocumented immigrants enrolled in the city’s public schools as well as their families. The decision was part of an executive order signed last week by Mayor Ed Murray. Murray says an “inclusive and equitable city cabinet,” made up of representatives […]
By Arlene Kiyomi Dennistoun Northwest Asian Weekly Voters in the Nov. 8 election must choose between two highly qualified candidates for the state’s top educator — Superintendent of Public Instruction. Erin Jones brings the weight of 25 years’ experience as an educator and an administrator. Rep. Chris Reykdal brings 13 years of experience in budget […]
By Ruth Bayang Northwest Asian Weekly Contradictions and paradoxes. That’s one of the first things Dr. Shouan Pan noticed about Seattle since he moved to the Emerald City more than two months ago to head Seattle Colleges (SC) as its new chancellor. Born and raised in Mainland China, Pan replaced Chancellor Jill Wakefield, who retired […]
By Brandon Hadi Northwest Asian Weekly Take a deep breath. You’re about to embark on a journey of a lifetime — going to college. Brimming with anticipation and excitement, prolonged by a long summer, you’re ready to take on the next chapter. “Don’t forget to focus on school!” caution family and friends. You’ve made it […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Twelve families of students of Washington state charter schools have intervened in a lawsuit filed by several unions and organizations against the state of Washington. The parents are seeking to join the state in defending a charter public school law enacted this past year. “We have a significant problem […]
More than 5,000 9-1-1 calls are made every day in King County and only about half are for actual emergencies.
Seattleite Mark Mitsui will begin his new job as president of Portland Community College (PCC) on Aug. 29.
Kevin Yin began receiving inquiries from several University of Washington (UW) students in May about whether an ad offering a 5 percent discount off their tuition was legitimate.