City of Seattle Parks & Recreation is offering first-come, first-serve child care for children ages 5-12. Seattle Public Schools compiled this list. The Southeast Seattle Education Coalition (SESEC) is working with a provider and several churches to see if more … Continue reading Childcare options during the Seattle teachers’ strike
By a unanimous vote of the Seattle Education Association, Seattle Public School teachers voted to strike if an agreement is not reached by Monday, September 7th and here is why: From the Seattle Education Association website, the following demands have not been … Continue reading It’s unanimous, Seattle teachers vote to strike and this is why
The answer is “probably not”. No one within the Seattle Public School District, besides School Board Director Sue Peters, seems to be concerned or be able to accurately report to the board the number of tests that our students take … Continue reading Tests and testing in Seattle: Do you know how many tests your student takes in one year?
The teachers’ walkout occurred on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. For additional information on the strike, see The Seattle Education Association has voted to go on strike and Rolling teachers’ strike in Washington State. There are photo’s of teachers on strike in other … Continue reading The Seattle teachers’ walkout in pictures
1. Amplify is owned by Rupert Murdock of News Corp. Joel Klein, the divisive ex-chancellor of New York City schools, is the leader of News Corp’s education division. 2. Murdock spent $360 million to buy Wireless Generation, which was rebranded as … Continue reading Ten things you need to know about Amplify
Created and funded by the Gates and Carnegie Foundations with $100 million, inBloom Inc. was designed to collect a maximum amount of confidential and personally identifiable student and teacher data from school districts and states throughout the country. This information … Continue reading Just when you thought you had enough, the Seattle Public School district bought another standardized test, Amplify