Being a school board member is not only daunting, but low-paying and thankless. What I don’t understand is why so many want the job. All four Seattle incumbents are facing passionate opponents.
The Seattle City Council voted unanimously on Sept. 26 to approve the Great Student Initiative (Resolution 31328). Sponsored by Councilmember Bruce Harrell, the Great Student Initiative will serve as a model for the nation in bringing together and maximizing public-private partnerships to help students and families acquire broadband Internet access and technology skills training.
By Cheih-hsin “Jessie” Lin UW News Lab Sheila Burrus and her family arrived in Washington state from Batangas, Philippines, in 1990. She first attended De La Salle, Lipa, and the University of St. Thomas in Philippines. She finished her degree in nursing in Georgia after coming to the United States. After realizing that nursing wasn’t […]
Alan Sugiyama was selected by Seattle Central Community College to receive its Distinguished Alumni Award. This was the first time in the college’s 45-year history that it has named a distinguished alumnus. The award is expected to be given annually. The Distinguished Alumni Award was established this year by Seattle Central President Dr. Paul Killpatrick, […]
Last week, a war erupted between Ingraham High School and Dr. Susan Enfield, superintendent of Seattle Public Schools, after she fired the high
Last Friday, Seattle Public Schools (SPS) Interim Superintendent Dr. Susan Enfield issued a letter to SPS employees explaining that human resources
Gary Lai and the teachers at Denny International Middle School in West Seattle are Internet stars. A rap video made to inspire students to study has become a YouTube sensation.
Gary Ikeda has been named the new chief of the Attorney General’s University of Washington (UW) division.
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We all have a favorite educator that shaped us into the persons we are. Well, now there’s a chance to honor some of these unsung heroes on Sept. 24 at China Harbor Restaurant.