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October 27, 2014 at 9:47 AM

Seattle teen arrested after bringing Molotov cocktail to school

Update at 12:45 p.m.: The search for explosive devices at the Seattle Center Armory building is over and the building is again open to the public, according to the Seattle Police Department. Detectives are still investigating the incident but police say they will book the 16-year-old suspect into the King County Youth Service Center for possession of an…

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June 12, 2013 at 9:36 PM

Seattle school district releases investigation of Center School teacher

Seattle Public Schools released more details Wednesday about why a Center School teacher who taught about racial issues will be transferred to a middle school next year. High school teacher Jon Greenberg’s race and social justice class came under district scrutiny earlier this year when frank discussions in his class prompted a student’s parents…

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June 6, 2013 at 7:39 AM

Thursday Memo: Tully’s hissy fit … Center School controversy … M’s hit a grand slam, and lose

Is this not the best summer weather in recent memory? Even better, the good weather doesn’t stop short of the weekend. Highs today near 72 degrees, with temps in the mid- to high-60s until the middle of next week. Sure makes working tough, though. Hissy fit over Tully’s: The gloves came off in a Twitter…

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June 5, 2013 at 4:00 PM

Teacher of Center School race curriculum to be transferred

Seattle Public Schools is disciplining a Center School teacher — whose race and social-issues class caused controversy earlier this year — by transferring him to Hamilton International Middle School. The disciplinary action is not related to a complaint made earlier this year by a student in Jon Greenberg’s race and social-issues class. The complaint said Greenberg’s…

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June 4, 2013 at 3:30 PM

Seattle teacher may face discipline in controversy over unit on race

A Seattle teacher at the center of a controversy about how he teaches high-school students about race may face disciplinary action as the result of a second complaint against him. The same family filed both complaints. In the first, the parents and student alleged that Jon Greenberg’s six-week unit on race and privilege created an intimidating…

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