Seattle Schools Blog

14 Jul 17

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State and District Testing in Seattle Public Schools

Educational Assessment occurs in districts all over the United States, including in Seattle Public Schools. It’s a process that uses

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11 Jul 17

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Choosing The Right Elementary School From A Distance

There’s no doubt about it: moving is stressful. Apart from the logistics of actually moving from one home to the

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04 Jul 17

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What You Should Know About Enrolling for the First Time in Seattle Public Schools

Moving to a new location often involves learning about the school system. Where to go? How to enroll? What time

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27 Jun 17

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An Overview of Advanced Learning Programs for Gifted Children in Seattle

Seattle offers opportunity for anyone who lives here, including kids (and this isn’t just in terms of the giant Ferris

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20 Jun 17

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How to Choose Extracurricular Activities for Your Kids

Extracurricular activities are an important part of childhood. They keep kids busy while giving them a chance to discover skills

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19 Jun 17

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SB 5929: Why the Benefits Outweigh the Risks

All over the United States, schools are woefully underfunded and Washington State is no exception: according to The 74, the

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13 Jun 17

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School Personnel Roles and Responsibilities: Who’s Who at Your Child’s School?

Staying in touch with your local teachers and school administrators is an important part of parenting. These are the people

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06 Jun 17

Phil Greely

Moving is Stressful: Here’s How to Help Your Child Adjust at School

Moving to a new home is stressful for everyone involved. From banks to moving companies, we’ve seen first-hand the rigors

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02 Jun 17

Phil Greely

The Effect of School Quality on Neighborhood Choice and Home Prices

The importance of attending a high-quality school cannot be overstated. It’s no surprise, then, that we occasionally see home buyers

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02 May 17

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Transitioning Your Family From School Year to Summer Break

Let’s face it. The only ones overjoyed to see summer just around the corner are our kids. For parents, summer

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28 Apr 17

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Preparing Your Home For The Warm Days of Summer

As the seasons turn, we will soon welcome the warmest months of the year. Adequately preparing your home will help

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18 Apr 17

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Planning Ahead for Summer Break

Summer break is a time of fun and relaxation, but preparing for it can be downright stressful. Planning involves time,

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