How the Seattle public school system became the nation’s most expensive to educate

In the fall of 2007, Seattle Public Schools (SPS) and the Washington Association of School Boards (WASC) were among the largest school districts in the country.At that time, a total of 1,800 public school students were enrolled in their system, and nearly 3,300 were in special education.The total cost to educate Seattle’s students was more […]

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A Seattle school girl outfit has sparked controversy after her name appears on the school’s school website

The Seattle Public Schools announced on Wednesday that the school will honor a student for her “courage” in using “high-impact” clothing to wear to school.The school will award a scholarship for the student to attend a high-impact school with the name of the student’s favorite outfit, said the school in a statement.School officials said the […]

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What’s next for Brooklyn public schools?

New York City public schools will reopen Tuesday for the first time since Hurricane Sandy, after years of work by the city to restore the district.The district’s first day of classes will be on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2018, as part of a five-day, 90-day pilot program that will see more than 1,000 students re-learn in […]

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