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Stories and features about education in the Pacific Northwest. Including stories from Washington state and the United States.

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Stories and features about education in the Pacific Northwest. Including stories from Washington state and the United States.

    Seattle school district plans for a hybrid of in-person and remote learning for the fall

    Seattle school district plans for a hybrid of in-person and remote learning for the fall

    Seattle Public Schools, the state’s largest school district, said the model that makes the most sense for the fall is a hybrid of in-person and remote learning given public health requirements to control the coronavirus pandemic. But that will place a burden on families that have already spent months with children at home due to school closures.

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    No shared instruments, other changes likely in store for music classes due to pandemic

    No shared instruments, other changes likely in store for music classes due to pandemic

    School districts are trying to figure out how to safely bring students back into schools in the fall, and one big question mark is what instruction will look like for instrumental music and choir.

    • 1 min
    Bethel School District coach resigns amid controversy over social media posts

    Bethel School District coach resigns amid controversy over social media posts

    For the second time in less than a month, a coach in the Bethel School District in Pierce County is out of a job after posting inflammatory messages on social media.

    • 1 min
    Seattle school board votes to suspend program that placed police officers in schools

    Seattle school board votes to suspend program that placed police officers in schools

    Across the region, students, teachers and community members have been pushing for school districts to remove police officers from schools. In Seattle, the school board has now voted to indefinitely suspend its arrangement with the city’s police department . That program had placed five officers in Seattle schools that have large percentages of students of color.

    • 1 min
    Washington's community and technical colleges brace for big budget cuts

    Washington's community and technical colleges brace for big budget cuts

    Community and technical colleges are bracing for big budget cuts as Washington state faces billions in lost tax revenue.

    • 1 min
    Take the Mic: How two Seattle teens created an audio time capsule of pandemic life

    Take the Mic: How two Seattle teens created an audio time capsule of pandemic life

    Life has shifted in dramatic ways this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Two teens in Seattle — aware that they’re experiencing history in the making — decided to document those changes and produced a podcast about COVID-19 life from the high school point of view.

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