Education

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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.

A montage of words written in Somali and English, seen on the onecityproject.org website.

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There are currently no formal Somali language classes offered in the entire Northwest, despite a huge Somali diaspora community.

Why is there such a large gap in math achievement between white students and students of color? (Photo from flickr by U.S. Dept. of Education)

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The math achievement gap between white and black students in Seattle schools is huge. Here are six ways to start solving the problem at the classroom level.

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Channel your power and persuasion. Learn how to write and publish an op-ed.

UW president Ana Mari Cuace is presented with an honorary blanket by Lummi tribal member Luanne Wilson. (Photo by Sharayah Lane)

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It’s only 90 miles away, but for a young woman who grew up on the Lummi Reservation, the University of Washington is a completely different world.

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A new "Speak Your Language" campaign is encouraging schools and parents to preserve home language.

A Syrian girl holds up a poster she drew “about how she recently helped someone using information or technology” during UW professor Karen Fisher’s workshop at Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan in January 2015. (Photo courtesy of Karen Fisher, University of Washington Information School)

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With everything refugee families lost fleeing Syria, a new tech solution may offer Syrian youth a way to connect their pasts with brighter futures.

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Learn how to tell powerful stories with powerful interviews!