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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.

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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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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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.

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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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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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Huskies for Opportunities in Prison Education (HOPE) will host a panel discussion Monday on prison education and its role in the criminal justice system.

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A sit-in at Seattle University protests the Eurocentric curriculum, the school climate and the resignation of the dean of the Matteo Ricci College program.

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.

Mahroo Keshavarz. (Photo by The Seattle Globalist)

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"There's a whole population of children not being addressed"

Community members greeted Leschi Elementary students with high fives to congratulate them on completing the first week of the school year. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)

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Parents went to Olympia to back bills for cultural competency training, recruitment of teachers of color and other measures meant to close opportunity gap.

Gabriel Ray Pierre (left) high fives a student at Leschi Elementary School on Friday, as part of #SeattleHigh5. The event aimed to show children of color positive images of black men and women in their community. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)

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Among the proposed changes in the bill are cultural competence training for teachers and other staff and a change to school discipline.

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Get the scoop on basic investigative reporting from Seattle Globalist pros Venice Buhain and Lael Henterly Thursday, Oct. 15 at Columbia City's Tutta Bella.

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In September the Globalist welcomed a new team member: Youth Program Coordinator DJ Martinez!

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai (center) sits with girls inside a classroom at a school for Syrian refugee girls, built by the NGO Kayany Foundation, in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley on July 12th. (Photo from Reuters / Jamal Saidi)

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How organizations working on global girls' education can get beyond oversimplified "one girl at a time" messaging.

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Seattle World School celebrated its first 13 high school graduates Tuesday, in an emotional and touching graduation ceremony that recognized each student.

The first day of school is uncertain enough without racializing kids. (Photo from Flickr by Eden, Janine and Jim)

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Enrolling your child in Seattle Public Schools means choosing their race and ethnicity from a confounding list of checkboxes.

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Our April 23 reporting workshop is a rare opportunity for writers to get the lowdown from Globalist editors on how to become ace reporters.