Seattle Public Schools

Teachers In Seattle, Mercer Island, Issaquah On 1-Day StrikeTeachers in Seattle, Issaquah and Mercer Island are the latest to hold a one-day strike to encourage Washington lawmakers to pay for voter-approved class-size reductions and put more money into the state education budget.
OSPI To Offer Alternative Plan For State Education BudgetSuperintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn has an alternative plan for answering the Washington Supreme Court's McCleary decision
Bill To Split Seattle School District Advanced By House PanelA House committee on Thursday advanced a bill that would split Seattle Public Schools into two smaller districts, a week after the measure was panned during a public hearing by education advocates and members of the public.
Teacher Accused Of Buying Weed For Student, Making Video 'Extolling Value Of Gang Life'A Seattle teacher surrendered his teaching certificate after he was accused of buying marijuana for one of his students.
Seattle Student Arrested For Bringing FirebombOfficials say a 16-year-old student has been arrested for bringing a Molotov cocktail to school, just days after a mass shooting at a school in nearby Marysville.
Boy, 9, Pulls Knife On Teacher At Seattle School Seattle police say a 9-year-old boy threatened a teacher with a knife, but he was quickly disarmed and no one was hurt.
Teacher Of The Year: 4th Grade Teacher From Seattle A Seattle elementary school teacher who begins his day playing the guitar and singing with his students was named Monday as the Washington state teacher of the year for 2015
Thousands Of Students, Teachers Skip School To Attend Seahawks ParadeSeattle Public Schools said more than 25 percent of the district's 51,000 students were absent in the morning. By comparison, about 5 percent were absent the day before. The school district also said 565 teachers were absent, far more than usual.
Swartz: Seahawks Celebration A Teachable MomentSavor the Seahawks' first Super Bowl victory, and make it a teachable moment.
Inslee: $200M For Education From Tax Exemptions Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday he will push to close tax exemptions to find another $200 million for Washington's public schools.
Group Occupying School Warn Of 'Itchy Trigger Finger' A community group refusing to leave a Seattle Public School-owned building has reportedly warned a local television station that someone inside might have a firearm.
Seattle Teachers, District Reach Agreement Seattle teachers and the school district have reached a tentative contract agreement.