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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.

Fourth grader Arthur Gwozdz of Newcastle points at his parents’ native Poland on a map in his family’s living room. (Photo by Kyle Haddad-Fonda)

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A mysterious geography bug seems to catch a lot of boys in elementary school. But why are there so few girls competing in the National Geographic Bee?

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With popular media influencing U.S. perceptions of El Salvador, it's easy to forget the progressive democratic changes that are underway.

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New to experienced writers are welcome to this "outside the journalism box" writers workshop.

A donated video camera being used by a One Vibe student, Mercy Auma.(Photo courtesy of One Vibe Africa)

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Kenyan nonprofit One Vibe Africa partnered with Seattle filmmakers to bring visual art mentorship to youth living in slums. Their work will be shared Saturday at the EMP.

A map identifying slope areas of the Cheasty Greenspace that would overlap with parts of a proposed mountain bike trail. (Screenshot from Seattle's Parks and Recreation Department website)

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Cheasty Greenspace's 10-acre parcel of restored forest could be seeing a 1.5-mile mountain bike trail, to the chagrin of some of its neighbors.

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A group of four young women of color have taken the lead in Seattle to demonstrate against police brutality.

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Twitter Cantonese and/or Chinese? How Chinese students are choosing their native language options. #language #China #Chinese #Cantonese Facebook How are immigrant and second-generation Chinese students keeping their native language choices open?

More than 10 ethnicities are represented in one of FOCS' Southend newborn mom groups. (Photo courtesy of FOCS)

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Hillman City has hardly garnered the reputation of being a hotbed for community in the recent past. But change is coming.