Dream Project

October 12, 2018

News Roundup

By Aric Rininger

Teachers at Garfield halted classes Friday in protest of more displacements on their staff. Students gathered in the school gym to hear speeches from staff. (Dahlia Bazzaz / The Seattle Times)

Teachers at Garfield halted classes Friday in protest of more displacements on their staff. Students gathered in the school gym to hear speeches from staff. (Dahlia Bazzaz / The Seattle Times)

 

 

Uncertain education funding and unaffordable housing feature heavily in the news cycle. As always, the students and teachers of our partner schools can be found organizing to meet the needs of their communities.

 

Poverty rates hold steady, average incomes continue to increase in Seattle area and Washington state

http://www.washington.edu/news/2018/09/13/poverty-rates-hold-steady-average-incomes-continue-to-increase-in-seattle-area-and-washington-state/

 

How a community reclaimed its Southeast Seattle high school

http://www.washington.edu/news/2018/10/10/how-a-community-reclaimed-its-southeast-seattle-high-school/?utm_source=UW%20News&utm_medium=tile&utm_campaign=UW%20NEWS

 

Student enrollment down in Seattle schools, rising farther south

https://www.king5.com/article/news/local/student-enrollment-down-in-seattle-schools-rising-farther-south/281-597803013

 

Garfield teachers stop classes after hearing of more staff displacements

https://www.seattletimes.com/education-lab/teachers-at-garfield-stop-classes-until-lunch-after-receiving-news-of-more-staff-displacements/

 

Washington students struggle without stable housing: ‘The problem is bigger than we thought’

https://www.seattletimes.com/education-lab/washingtons-homeless-students-face-steep-academic-struggles/