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Teacher diversity in Washingto...

Dec 14, 2018 by

Seattle Times feels that white teachers are not capable of teaching students of color. We should assume they want to fire all white...

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Governor, call a special sessi...

Nov 11, 2018 by

Gov. Jay Inslee should call a special session of the Legislature to fix the way the state pays for special education. Though the...

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As facial-recognition technolo...

Oct 1, 2018 by

As Mike Vance approaches the glass door that leads to RealNetworks’ engineering office, he smiles slightly at a small camera mounted...

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Could ‘Tennessee Promise’ of f...

Jun 2, 2018 by

As Mayor Jenny Durkan pushes to allow any Seattle high-school grad to attend community college for free, Tennessee’s college-going...

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Beyond McCleary: 6 items remai...

Apr 16, 2018 by

The McCleary case may be heading toward conclusion, but that doesn’t mean Washington’s education-reform work is finished. The...

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How calls for privacy may upen...

Mar 25, 2018 by

Internet companies were built on a model in which people gave up their information for free services. Now, that idea is under siege....

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The Comforting Lie of Basic In...

Jan 20, 2018 by

The powers that be have big plans for remaking the economy. Unfortunately, it doesn’t include living wage jobs or security of any...

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Schools in Washington rank sec...

Sep 4, 2017 by

Nearly 17 percent of students in Washington are chronically absent from school, meaning that each misses at least 18 days of...

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Washington Supreme Court: Char...

Sep 5, 2015 by

After nearly a year of deliberation, the state Supreme Court ruled 6-3 late Friday afternoon that charter schools are...

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State can’t explain slowdown o...

Jun 16, 2015 by

Scoring the new Common Core-based tests is taking longer than anticipated in Washington state, and the Office of Superintendent of...

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