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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 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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