Education

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With short funny skits posted to YouTube, language teachers with the Puyallup Tribe aim to boost the everyday usage of the endangered Lushootseed language.

Students Embet Amerdtison (left) and her daughter Elshadaie Zeleke, both from Ethiopia and Netsereab Lewokie from Eritrea in their Ready to Work class, offered by the City Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs. (Photo by Ellen Banner / The Seattle Times)

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Seattle’s first Ready to Work program for English Language Learners aims to help immigrants navigate a complex employment system.

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.

Roger Rigor. (Photo by Johan Liedgren)

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Roger Rigor spent 18 years building a path to college for struggling high school students. Why did Seattle Public Schools push him out?

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Created by popular demand, "Interview like a Pro" will harness your journalistic curiosity into first-rate interview skills.

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Media investing in diverse youth pays dividends like no other. Here are just three benefits.

Naima Abdi, 6, sits in the women's section with parents and siblings of players. The organization also has a smaller program for girls held at the SeaTac Community Center. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

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Many new immigrant and refugee families say they are being left behind — especially when it comes to education.

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The University of Washington and a top Chinese research university Tsinghua University announced a partnership to open a technology program in Bellevue focusing on innovation.

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Dreaming of a career in photojournalism or just want to take your cell phone pictures to the next level? Join us Thursday for a picture perfect photo workshop.

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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.

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LGBTQ students at UW who hail from Asian countries talk about the differences between being out in Seattle versus attitudes in their home countries.

A still from the 2011 documentary "Bully" part of an international campaign to raise awareness about peer-to-peer. Some Muslim Americans say the movement hasn't done enough to confront bullying of Muslims based on religion.

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A Saturday event at Bellevue College is designed to take a stand against bullying of Muslims.

Volunteer Kevin Tran stacks bins of donated food for weekend backpacks for 64 students at Thorndyke Elementary school in Tukwila. (Steve Ringman/The Seattle Times)

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In the midst of Seattle's economic boom, a Tukwila elementary school is struggling to provide for students in need of shoes, food and beds.

Fethya Ibrahim, a junior at UW, participates in a die-in on Red Square representing the depopulated Palestinian village Hadatha. Ibrahim was among fifty-some individuals who protested an Israeli celebration of the 1948 Palestinian exodus. (Photo by Aditya Ganapathiraju)

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Pro-Palestinian and pro-Israeli student groups at UW are by turns celebrating and mourning Israel's 67th birthday this week.

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While most agree that teacher diversity needs to improve at the Tukwila School District, local members of the NAACP disagree with the district on the path.

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Can Washington state be that socially progressive with a regressive tax system that throws low-income people of color under the bus?

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A group of Nepali students and faculty members is collecting money to help rebuild a small town largely destroyed in the recent earthquake.

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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Want to learn how to form the issues and topics you care about into a published story with The Seattle Globalist? Join us for our next writers workshop! On...

International Students should start thinking about OPT long before graduation. (Photo by UW Admissions / Kathrine Katherine B. Turner)

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A program called Optional Practical Training (OPT) allows international students to work in the U.S. for a year if they’re hired within 90 days of graduating.

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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.