Education News HEADLINES
Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood is seeking candidates for the next president of the college. The search was initiated after Dr. John Walstrum announced he would retire this September.
A former Mount Tahoma High School student has sued the Tacoma School District in federal court, alleging that she was raped in her high school restroom by a fellow student.
Washington's high school students may have a greater incentive to take Advanced Placement computer science courses in the future, which state lawmakers hope will spur more school districts to offer the classes.
Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law Tuesday a plan for the state superintendent’s office to intervene in the management of continually low-performing schools.
Republicans in the state Senate want to revive a handful of controversial education-reform measures during upcoming budget negotiations, including giving principals veto authority over teacher transfers, assigning letter grades to schools, and intervening when students can’t read well by third grade.
Tacoma Public Schools told teachers last week to get ready for changes in special education programs.
Ian Fox is a serious fellow, a University of Puget Sound junior majoring in English, with a sub-focus in writing, rhetoric and culture, and minoring in religion, politics and government.
Kenny Richards, a member of Boy Scout Troop 53 of Lakewood and a freshman at Lakes High School, is hosting a free workshop for teachers, professionals and parents of school-age children for his Eagle Scout project.
Hilltop Artists will host its annual spring glass sale from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Jason Lee Middle School hot shop, 602 N. Sprague Ave.
The College Success Foundation will host a fundraising luncheon at noon May 14 at the Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center, 1500 Broadway, Tacoma.
An administrator with Tacoma Public Schools was selected last week to replace the departing Eatonville School District superintendent.
An administrator with Tacoma Public Schools was selected this week to replace the outgoing Eatonville School District Superintendent.
"Down, down, down with exploitation! Up, up, up with education!" students of Pacific Lutheran University chanted as they marched to show their support for contingent faculty Wednesday morning.
Students at many Washington community and technical colleges will have more access to low-cost or free textbooks and class materials following completion of a project known as the Open Course Library.
A nonprofit group led by a Gig Harbor woman is among those lining up to bring a charter school to Tacoma, if the School Board authorizes charters.
Lights & Sirens: Bonney Lake woman pleads guilty to bilking homeowners' association, former employer
Word on the Street: Puyallup City Council approves appointments to new citizens task force on homelessness
- Fallen Tacoma firefighter lived life filled with discoveries, explorations
- Proctors bike-rack bureaucracy tests patience of local Boy Scout
- Morning links: Deflating news on Hawks has columnist questioning prediction of perfect season
- Harvin's versatility is tantalizing, as long as he stays upright
- Man critically injured in Frederickson motorcycle crash was off-duty King County deputy
- 337 Secrecy ignited firestorms over Benghazi, IRS
- 169 Aide: Obama learned about IRS from news accounts
- 118 He set out to disprove a faith, woo a girl now he loves both
- 75 Narrows tolls to rise; more hikes possible as debt and lack of traffic may push maximum amount over $6 prediction
- 29 Party lines blur at transportation rally