Gov. Jay Inslee signed House Bill 1541 into law on March 30 at Aki Kurose Middle School in Seattle. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos (D–Seattle), would implement strategies to close the educational opportunity gaps, and requires schools to collect and report data by Asian ethnicities so educators will have a better understanding […]
Due to voter-approved funds provided by the Move Seattle levy, the City of Seattle began construction on its first 2016 Safe Routes to School project at Mercer Middle School on Jan. 14. Following through on the levy commitment to complete a Safe Routes project at every public school in the city, the Seattle Department of […]
Students at Aki Kurose Middle School kicked off the second year of Erg Ed — a program that embraces rowing as an integral part of physical education — by setting a new world record in the 10-minute indoor rowing relay. The team logged 2,584 meters, beating the previous record of 2,557 meters set by Fisher Junior High in Indiana. The four-person […]
Founded in 1980, the Secondary Bilingual Orientation Center School (SBOC) helps immigrant children carve out an identity in their new country by providing them with
Born during a period of emerging diversity in education and politics, advocating social change is inherent to Ruthann Kurose.