Tran Meyers, Relationship Manager for Wells Fargo’s Seattle Regional Commercial Banking Office, recently became Vice President on the Board of Directors of the nonprofit Team Read. The organization pairs struggling readers with trained teen reading coaches for one-on-one tutoring after school and during the summer. Team Read partners with elementary schools where more than 50 […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly The Asian Pacific Directors Coalition (APDC) met with new Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Jose Banda last Friday, Nov. 9
By Janelle Wetzstein Northwest Asian Weekly Raising a child with special needs can be extremely difficult — especially when English is not your first
The Seattle School District is seeking district staff and unpaid volunteers to serve on the newly formed Positive Climate and Discipline Advisory Committee (PC-DAC), for terms of up to two years. The committee’s primary purpose is to advise Seattle School District on a school climate and discipline management system that enhances learning, equity, self-discipline, school […]
Seattle City Council will create a new department in 2012 to address immigrant and refugee issues. The new Seattle Office for Immigrant and Refugee Affairs will coordinate City departments’ efforts to improve access to programs and services for immigrant and refugee communities, including addressing language and cultural barriers. The Office also will work closely with […]
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.
Brighton Elementary School was renamed Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School at a renaming ceremony held at the school. The ceremony was attended by 400 people, including students.
Like the two previous task forces formed in 1986 and 1992, the charge was to have a group of leaders in education and human services to make recommendations to the school district to close the achievement gap — in eight years.
There is a certain kind of magic when conductor Marcus Tsutakawa lifts his baton to lead Garfield High School’s orchestras.