Education

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?