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October 30, 2013 at 1:00 PM
Anne Reece, principal of White Center Heights Elementary in the Highline School District, has overseen a striking and rapid increase in test scores at the high-poverty school. Her approach to group-based learning was the subject of an Oct. 27 feature story by reporter Claudia Rowe.
Reece and Rowe participated in a live chat with readers on Oct. 30. If you weren’t able to join in, be sure to watch the replay above. Got ideas for a future live chat, or other feedback? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
October 29, 2013 at 6:30 AM
Sunday’s front-page story about the turnaround at one south-end elementary school is continuing to resonate with readers. Here is a sampling of some of the responses we’ve received in the comments section and on social media:
October 27, 2013 at 2:47 PM
About the authors
Katherine Long has been a reporter for The Seattle Times since 1990, focusing for the past three years on higher ed, with stories that have ranged from the complexities of prepaid tuition programs to nontraditional ways to earn a degree.
Claudia Rowe joined The Seattle Times’ reporting staff in 2013. She has written about education for The New York Times and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, among other publications.
Mike Siegel has been a news photographer at the Seattle Times since 1987. His photography was used in a series titled "Methadone and the Politics of Pain," which won a Pulitzer Prize in 2012 for investigative reporting.
Janet Horne Henderson is The Times’ education editor. She has directed award-winning stories and projects examining race, immigration, religion and health, in addition to education
Caitlin Moran is community engagement editor for Education Lab. Her role is to help foster constructive dialogue online and in person
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