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Victory for Seattle Teachers' Testing Boycott: High School MAP Test Optional Next Year

Victory for Seattle Teachers’ Testing Boycott: High School MAP Test Optional Next Year

by Julianne Hing on May 15 2013, 2:22PM

The resistance in Seattle is but one pocket of the growing backlash against the misuse and overuse of standardized tests.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Seattle Police Chief Retires Amidst Scrutiny Over Officers' Brutality

Seattle Police Chief Retires Amidst Scrutiny Over Officers’ Brutality

by Julianne Hing on April 9 2013, 11:27AM

Seattle will get a new police chief, but it’s still got plenty of problems it needs to work out.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Seattle Teachers Hold Steady to Boycott as Testing Backlash Grows

Seattle Teachers Hold Steady to Boycott as Testing Backlash Grows

by Julianne Hing on January 24 2013, 10:11AM

Around the country, communities are rising up against the testing-driven school reform movement.

Topics: Education Reform, Schools & Youth

Teachers at Two Seattle High Schools Boycotting Standardized Test

Teachers at Two Seattle High Schools Boycotting Standardized Test

by Jorge Rivas on January 15 2013, 12:00PM

They claim they can’t in good conscience subject students to the test again.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Lawsuit: Hertz Suspended 34 Somali Muslims for Praying at Work

Lawsuit: Hertz Suspended 34 Somali Muslims for Praying at Work

by Jorge Rivas on October 10 2011, 12:59PM

The Muslim workers who drove airport shuttles for Hertz at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport were suspended Friday.

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No Hate Crime Charges for Seattle PD's Beating Caught On Camera

No Hate Crime Charges for Seattle PD’s Beating Caught On Camera

by Julianne Hing on September 3 2010, 5:21PM

The prosecuting attorney apparently doesn’t think racial profiling precipitates hate crimes.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Seattle Cop: ‘I’ll Beat the F—-ing Mexican Piss Out of You Homey’

by Kai Wright on May 10 2010, 2:16PM

A freelance photographer’s video of Seattle police kicking a suspect in the head while hurling racial slurs surfaced last week, and is quickly drawing national attention. The video, shot on April 17, is certainly shocking. A group of officers from…

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