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 Public Schools Seeks Community Partner Input

The Seattle Public Schools (SPS) Community Partnerships Program has started convening meetings with partner agencies every other month. These meetings provide an opportunity for representatives of partner organizations to get timely updates and provide feedback on high priority issues in SPS. If you are not on the calendar invite for these meetings and would like…

Seattle Adopts Education Action Plan

SEATTLE – Council unanimously adopted the Seattle Education Action Plan today, which will guide City investments toward eliminating opportunity gaps in Seattle’s education system. The Education Action Plan is the culmination of a citywide community effort to end the disparities in school achievement between white students and African-American/Black and other students of color who have…