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    SPS Media Relations

    Media contact -- Tim Robinson, Lead Media Relations Specialist
    206-252-0203; 206-465-5404 - c
    tirobinson@seattleschools.org

    About Media Relations -- Media Relations assists professional media outlets and professional journalists as they gather information related to Seattle Public Schools for the purposes of story production.

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    Press Releases

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    SPS comments on approved contract - Aug. 27, 2019

    SPS SEA TA announcement - Aug. 26, 2019

    Four ribbon cuttings to start the school year - Aug. 26, 2019

    Magnolia & Lincoln school tours - Aug. 20, 2019

    Greg Narver appointed chief legal counsel - Aug. 15, 2019

    Latest update to District 7 successor process - Aug. 6, 2019

    Dr. Williams to head new Dept. of African American Male Achievement - Aug. 6, 2019

    SPS Board District 7 successor process update - July 17, 2019

    Seattle Super Readers summer plans  - July 11, 2019

    Dr. Mia Williams receives NEA honor - July 3, 2019

    SPS - Amazon - FIRST Washington - June 26, 2019 (Amazon release)

    Seattle Super Readers Kickoff  - June 24, 2019

    SPS Board to appoint District 7 successor - June 20, 2019

    Board adopts science materials - June 5, 2019

    Dr. Scarlett named EPE chief - June 4, 2019

    New Cleveland High field - May 8, 2019

    SPS response to state budget - April 29, 2019

    "Equity & Excellence" -- Superintendent introduces 5-Year strategic plan - April 11, 2019

    Superintendent Juneau to receive honorary doctorate - March 18, 2019

    News advisory -- WA State Global Issues Network Conference - March 18, 2019

    12 new members for SPS Athletic Hall of Fame - Feb. 25, 2019

    News advisory -- 2019 levies pass - Feb. 12, 2019

    News advisory -- 2019 levies press conference - Jan. 22, 2019

    Strategic plan community input - Jan. 11, 2019

    Seattle voters -- learn about the Feb. 2019 levies - Dec. 20, 2018

    SPS graduation rates rise - Nov. 11, 2018


    SPS in the News

    Recent media coverage


    Update: Seattle teachers vote to approve new....
    KIRO 7
    -- Aug. 28, 2019

    Seattle public school teachers agree to contract....
    KCPQ
    -- Aug. 27, 2019

    Seattle teachers approve new contract agreement....
    KING 5
    -- Aug. 27, 2019

    Seattle teachers vote to ratify new contracts
    KOMO tv
    -- Aug. 27, 2019

    'The best contract I've seen': with new agreement....
    Seattle Times
    -- Aug. 27, 2019

    Yes or no: Seattle teachers voting today
    Seattle Times
    -- Aug. 27, 2019

    SPS seeking crossing guards for 122 locations
    KIRO 7
    -- Aug. 26, 2019

    Seattle schools, teachers reach tentative contract....
    KUOW
    -- Aug. 26, 2019

    White kids usually get the most recess in Seattle....
    KUOW
    -- Aug. 26, 2019

    Seattle teachers get 11% pay raise over 3 years....
    Seattle Times
    -- Aug. 25, 2019

    Seattle school district, teachers union reach deal....
    Seattle Times
    -- Aug. 24, 2019

    SPS and union still divided on pay less than....
    Seattle Times
    -- Aug. 22, 2019

    We mean business: SPS teachers picket amid contract....
    KCPQ
    -- Aug. 22, 2019

    Seattle teachers rallying again in support of contract
    KIRO 7
    -- Aug. 22, 2019

    Seattle teachers negotiate with school district
    KING 5
    - Aug. 22, 2019

    Seattle teachers, still without a contract, rally....
    KUOW
    -- Aug. 22, 2019

    Seattle teachers rally for increased salaries, services
    KOMO tv
    -- Aug. 21, 2019

    New program at Seattle Central College aims....
    The Seattle Medium
    -- Aug. 21, 2019

    Black male administrators in SPS - here today, gone tomorrow
    The Seattle Medium
    -- Aug 21, 2019

    SPS is resurrecting Lincoln High this fall
    Seattle Times
    - Aug. 21, 2019

    Seattle educators and the school districty try....
    KNKX
    - Aug. 20, 2019

    SPS nutrition director Aaron Smith is rewriting the menu
    Seattle Met Magazine
    - Aug. 20, 2016

    A new dress code for Seattle schools....
    Crosscut
    - Aug. 16, 2019

    Seattle teachers ramp up public pressure....
    KUOW
    - Aug. 15, 2019

    As school year approaches, Seattle teachers, district....
    Seattle Times
    - Aug. 14, 2019

    Seattle teachers rally along I-5 in support of....
    KIRO 7 
    - Aug. 14, 2019

    Narcan in high schools
    KUOW
    - Aug. 14, 2019

    A disproportionate number of Seattle teachers are white....
    Crosscut - Aug. 13, 2019

    What protections and rights do Seattle students with....
    Seattle Times
    - Aug. 12, 2019

    Mia Williams named director of Dept. of African American....
    Seattle Medium
    - Aug. 7, 2019

    How Dreams of a school for Seattle's young men of color....
    Seattle Times
    - Aug. 7, 2019

    Seattle school district's new dress code...
    Yahoo Lifestyle
    - Aug. 5, 2019

    New Seattle school dress code: no body-shaming allowed
    KUOW
    - Aug. 1, 2019

    Meet Denise Juneau...
    Parent Map
    - July 30, 2019

    With new strategic plan in place, SPS plans...
    KNKX
    - July 29, 2019

    Seattle once bused students to try to desegregate schools...
    Seattle Times - July 28, 2019

    Wash. has big plans for its school paraeducators
    Seattle Times - July 28, 2019 

    Cyberbullying is on the rise and girls report...
    Associated Press
    - July 26, 2019

    Long-running tensions between Native American group...
    Seattle Times
    - July 25, 2019

    Indigenous student group files suit against...
    Real Change
    - July 17, 2019

    After years of tweaks there are still winners and losers...
    Seattle Times  
    - July 13, 2019

    For 1st time, SPS general fund will break $1 billion in spending
    Seattle Times  
    - July 12, 2019

    Citizen group files suit against SPS over controversial science...
    KUOW
    - July 9, 2019

    State budget includes funds for schools to replace lead-contaminated...
    KNKX  
    - July 4, 2019

    Seattle school board adopts new tribal history curriculum
    Crosscut  
    - July 3, 2019

    Denise Juneau, Seattle's new schools chief, reflects on her first year
    KUOW
    - June 27, 2019

    Seattle School Board to consider new district-wide dress code policy
    KNKX - June 26, 2019 

    Amazon teams with Seattle schools to inspire under-served...
    Geekwire 
    - June 25, 2019

    Central district could be home to new STEM school
    Crosscut
    - June 21, 2019

    SPS School Board opens its process to fill the South Seattle seat
    Seattle Times - June 18, 2019

    20 years after Columbine, Ballard High theater students...
    Crosscut 
    - June 14, 2019

    SPS cuts partnership with Native American youth program
    Seattle Times
    - June 13, 2019

    You want me to cook chicken nuggets...?
    Seattle Times
    - June 9, 2019 

    Seattle PE class encourages inclusion...
    KING 5
    - June 5, 2019 

    Who's running for the Seattle School board 
    Seattle Times
    - June 5, 2019 

    Teen suicide prevention team helps peers
    KING 5
    - June 4, 2019 

    SPS approves contentious Amplify Science...
    KUOW
    - May 30, 2019 

    Kids' Take
    KING 5
    - May 29, 2019

    Despite Seattle's tech focus, the school district...
    KNKX
    - May 29, 2019 

    School Board votes on hotly debated...
    Seattle Times - May 27, 2019 

    After dire predictions of budget shortfalls...
    Seattle Times
    - May 26, 2019

    Volunteers wanted for Coe Elementary Advisory...
    Queen Anne & Magnolia News - May 22, 2019

    Controversy swirls around science adoption...
    KNKX
    - May 15, 2019

    Roosevelt High wins jazz band competition
    KING 5
    - May 12, 2019

    Cleveland High finally has home field
    KIRO 7
    - May 11, 2019

    HBO show prompts walkout over funding...
    KING 5 - May 8, 2019

    Seattle's Rainier Beach High earns national spotlight...
    Seattle Times - May 7, 2019

    Kids' Take: Financial advice from 5th graders
    KING 5 - May 1, 2019

    SPS says it won't have to cut librarians...
    KNKX - April 29, 2019

    Partner PE is Bringing Together Students of All Abilities
    KCPQ - April 23, 2019

    Nathan Hale Students Growing Plants, Reshaping Lives
    KIRO 7 - April 19, 2019

    State of the District
    Seattle Times - April 17, 2019

    Kids' Take: Life According to 2nd Grade Students
    KING 5 - ongoing

    Taking a Good, Hard Look at What Gets Tossed Out in School Lunchrooms
    Seattle Times - March 7, 2019

    Superintendent Learning Patience While Trying to Nudge District Into Action
    Seattle Times - March 4, 2019

    SPS Levies Pass in 2nd Day Returns
    Seattle Times - Feb. 13, 2019

    Race & Equity in Schools
    Seattle Times - Dec. 14, 2018