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December 17, 2013 at 4:54 PM

Washington tops country with new national board-certified teachers

Washington state produced the largest number of new national board-certified teachers in the country this year. The state added 516 and now has the fourth largest number of board-certified teachers in the country at 7,333,  according to figures released today by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Seattle’s national ranking among districts is 5th or 6th, depending on…


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December 13, 2013 at 10:16 AM

SeaTac student caught with stun gun on bus

The Associated Press SEATAC — A Chinook Middle School student has been caught with a stun gun on a school bus in SeaTac. Highline Public Schools spokeswoman Catherine Carbone Rogers tells KING-TV a grandmother at a bus stop Friday morning thought she saw a student with the weapon and called school officials who called police. Officers stopped and…


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May 23, 2013 at 12:36 PM

Highline Public Schools to offer free full-day kindergarten for all students

Highline Public Schools announced today that it will find a way to offer a full day of class for all its kindergartners next fall, free of charge. The district grew tired of waiting for the state Legislature, which has committed to fully funding all-day kindergarten classes for all students by fall 2017, but is not offering anything near that level now.  For…


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February 28, 2012 at 10:49 AM

Susan Enfield announced as Highline school district's next superintendent

Susan Enfield, right, speaks at a news conference in Burien. At left is Highline School Board President Angelica Alvarez. (Photo by Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times) Highline Public Schools announced this morning that Susan Enfield will be its next superintendent. The move is subject to contract negotiations, a background check and an official vote, but Enfield and…


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