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Teacher Accused Of Punishing Students With Face Painting

A teacher is under investigation after allowing some of her fourth-grade students to paint the faces of their classmates as a form of punishment.

11/19/2012

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Best of This Weekend in Seattle November 2 – 4

It’s November already! Time to think of holiday shopping, festivals and fun! Here’s what’s happening this weekend in Seattle.

10/30/2012

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Pro Charter School TV Ads to Start Running Friday

The group promoting an initiative that would bring charter schools to Washington began running its first TV ad in the state on Friday.

10/12/2012

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WA Students Show Math and Science Improvement

Statewide test results released Wednesday show more Washington state students are passing their science and math exams, but reading scores are down at some grade levels.

08/29/2012

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WA Students Beat National Average in Science

Washington eighth graders did better than the national average on a science test that is given to kids across the country.

05/11/2012

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Nonprofit WA STEM Celebrates Progress

A campaign to help Washington kids go from fearing — and sometimes flunking — math and science to embracing careers that require technical skills is celebrating its first anniversary this week. So far, nonprofit Washington STEM has given out $3 million for programs that will reach about 16,000 children around the state, and is reporting modest, but measurable progress.

05/01/2012

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WA FIRST High School Robotics Competition at CenturyLink on March 24

Some of Washington’s best and brightest high school students are coming together this weekend for a competition. Although they refer to it as a “sport”, there are no cleats, no helmets, and no special equipment. These kids, decked out in their school colors, with face paint, funky hats and t-shirts, are cheering for their robots.

03/23/2012

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Study: Young People Not so ‘Green’ After All

An academic analysis of surveys spanning more than 40 years has found that today’s young Americans are less interested in the environment and in conserving resources — and often less civic-minded overall — than their elders were when they were young.

03/15/2012

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The 5th Avenue Theatre Presents the Oklahoma! Project by Local Teens

In a unique partnership with Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras and Spectrum Dance Theater, The 5th Avenue Theatre will mount an all-student production of Oklahoma! You are invited to experience the magic for 3 performances, this weekend only!

03/14/2012

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Fremont Danceworks Presents “XpOsed”

Fremont Danceworks, a troupe of accomplished teen dancers will perform works by leading Seattle-area choreographers in its March spring show, “XpOsed.”

03/14/2012

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