by Megan Christy
Mrs. C sprinkled the fish flakes into the bowl. They floated down, down to the rocky bottom. Minos drifted toward the flakes, his elegant fins fluttering in the water. The schoolteacher looked up from the bowl and scanned her home. What would she need for the new school year? What was she allowed to bring? Nothing that can’t be disinfected. That’s what the principal had said. No more carpet in the classroom, no more story time books ’n’ beanbags, no more Holly the Horse for the kids to hug when they were scared. All those things were gone now, replaced with cold tile floors and plexiglass barricades. All to keep the virus at bay.
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by Elizabeth Turnbull
As of Tuesday, Seattle Public Schools (SPS) and the Seattle Education Association (SEA) arrived at a tentative agreement which may mean K–12 special education intensive service pathways students, all kindergarten through 5th grade students, and all preschool students will be returning to school buildings at the end of this month to early next month.
Continue reading Seattle Public Schools Outlines Potential Return to In-Person Learning for Some Students
by Carolyn Bick
Educators, school staff, and childcare providers in Washington State are now eligible to be vaccinated effective immediately.
Continue reading BREAKING: Teachers and Childcare Workers Eligible to Be Vaccinated Immediately