Education

Native Education Certificate Program Co-Directors Elizabeth West, left, and Megan Bang, right, lead a group of their students across the Quad at University of Washington, which used to be a Duwamish Village. (Photo by Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times)

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The UW's new Native Education Certificate Program is designed to improve the relationships between educators and Native students and families.

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Inspired by Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai recent talk in Seattle, columnist Reagan Jackson asks young women what they would do if they had no fear.

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Students were told they would get a 5 percent break on their tuition if they paid through an organization, police say.

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In September, the students of Seattle World School — a school of nearly 300 immigrant students grades six through 12 — will open their doors to a new home.

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A perspective from a native Vietnamese speaker, who has spent most of her life learning English.

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Snippets from last Thursday's photo and video skills workshop at Cafe Ibex. More workshops and online skill shares starting July 19th!

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Undocumented students who graduated from Washington colleges, universities and high schools celebrated at a special UndocuGraduation ceremony last weekend.

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Seattle Theatre Group and AileyCamp are hosting youth arts and personal development classes in Seattle for the first time at Tukwila Community Center.

Cilviana Hernandez (second from left) grew up in a Skagit Valley migrant farmworker family. Now she's part of the film "Every Row a Path" that details the challenges of migrant youth trying to balance work and education. (Photo courtesy Janice Blackmore)

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The film “Every Row a Path,” which screens in Seattle this weekend, shows the challenges of growing up in the fields as a migrant farmworker.

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The court ruled 4-3 in favor of a University of Texas at Austin admissions policy intended to foster racial and ethnic diversity on campus.

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What happens when students leading the charge for progress on race graduate? Groups at Seattle U, UW and SPU say they have plans.

Fen Fang Jiang, 72, reads to kids at Pike Market Childcare in the Pike Place Market. Jiang is part of the "Foster Grandparent" program. (Photo by Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times)

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A special connection between kids and seniors is being severed as funding dries up for the Foster Grandparents Program that places retirees as helpers in daycares and preschools.

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The classroom is the right place to practice the importance of local community input when it comes to international aid.

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Seattle has the fifth largest test score gap between black and white students. Education reform alone won't close that gap, says Wayne Au.

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In Finland, the gap year before (or during) college isn't just for the elite. Many young Finns benefit from a short break in studies.

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Strengthen your photo and video skills at our next June 23rd workshop with photojournalist Jovelle Tamayo!

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Through "The Adopted Life" platform, Angela Tucker centers the voices of adoptees to educate nationally around transracial adoption.

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Three weeks into a student sit-in demanding a less Eurocentric and more racially aware curriculum, the Matteo Ricci College dean has been put on leave.

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Hundeds of high school and middle school students from around the region thundered through Garfield High School for the annual Bulldog Drumline Expo.

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Ready to sharpen your pitching and storytelling skills? The Seattle Globalist, Crosscut, South Seattle Emerald, International Examiner, Seattle Weekly, Seattle Channel, KCTS9, Brown Paper Tickets...

The newest member of Sesame Street's international cast is Zari, an Afghan Muppet who wears traditional clothing from the country's different ethnic groups. (Photo from REUTERS/ John E. Barrett)

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Zari is here to teach viewers about girls' empowerment and national identity.