Education

A portrait of President Bashar al-Assad looms behind a young Syrian at a Damascus intersection in 2010. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

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“Let’s talk about the holocaust,” my Syrian Civic Education teacher said one morning back in 2010 — to an unusually full and hushed classroom. “The...

Mailarie Muñoz, age 16 (center) and Jennifer Bravo, age 16 (right), during the intermediate Mariachi class program at Wenatchee High School. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

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A high-school program called Mariachi Huenachi in Wenatchee is not only producing fine music, it’s helping students do better in school.

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For students with disabilities, studying abroad can be unchartered territory. Hannah Langlie shares best tips on how to make it work.

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With international student populations at UW increasing every year, more and more are working under the table to make ends meet.

The author graduated in the top 1% of her class at Bellevue High School. (Photo by Melanie Hassler)

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As a graduate of Bellevue High School’s Class of 2011, and a person of color, I am skeptical that demographic changes will mean more opportunity for students of color on the east side.