Education

Teachers at "Tiny Trees," run with some of their students in Jefferson Park near their outdoor school. (Photo by Ellen Banner / The Seattle Times)

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Tiny Trees outdoor preschool is based on a longtime Scandinavian model of education that says there are some things you can only learn outside.

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Several Seattle youth who relocated to The Gambia became the inspiration behind Africatown Center's newest international initiative.

(Illustration by Sarah Glidden)

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Do planned mixed-income communities like the one being built at Yesler Terrace really work? Ask the neighborhood kids whose families are moving away.

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The International Rescue Committee's summer program helps young refugees enrolled in the Tukwila School District acclimate to their new home.

Participants in the Kids4Peace summer day camp look at the Torah at Herzu Ner-Tamid Synagogue on Mercer Island. (Photo by Ahlaam Ibraahim)

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The Kids4Peace interfaith day camp has local teens exploring each other's religions — and learning more about their own.

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!