Seattle School Board Approves a Resolution Calling for Lawmakers to Increase Student Safety

Crossposted from Seattle Public Schools. “Dear Seattle Public Schools families and community, We continue to share in the nation’s collective grief following the Florida school shooting. Student safety is essential. Seattle Public Schools put in place extensive safety procedures, and we will be reviewing those to do even more. Preventing Gun Violence in Schools However,…

SPS Announces New Superintendent for 2018-19 Schoolyear

On April 4, 2018 the Seattle Public Schools (SPS) School Board selected Denise Juneau as the preferred candidate for Superintendent starting in the 2018-19 schoolyear. The final selection is pending contract negotiations which will be voted on at the April 25, 2018 Board meeting. Ms. Juneau joins SPS after serving as the State of Montana’s Superintendent of…

Seattle and King County Welcome Immigrants

In the aftermath of federal decisions, Seattle and King County are stepping up and stepping out on the issue of immigrant rights. In a vote Wednesday, February 15, 2017, the Seattle School Board unanimously approved a decision to declare the District a “sanctuary district.” Seattle Public Schools staff will never ask for a student’s immigration…