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Power or Technology Outage Emergency Plan and Communications

Power or Technology Outage Emergency Plan and Communications During winter months, utility outages will occur and may interfere with remote learning. Occasionally we may also have unexpected technology outages and network interruptions. Seattle Public Schools has prepared an outage plan to inform school communities how electricity, network, and/or learning platform…

Budget Shortfall for 2021-22 and Beyond

Budget Shortfall for 2021-22 and Beyond Next school year, Seattle Public Schools will have a $69.8 million budget shortfall. While next year’s budget reductions will be challenging, more significant shortfalls are projected beginning in 2022-23. Without an increase of revenue, public education services and supports will be reduced. SPS has…

Wing Luke Elementary School Construction Enters Final Stages

Wing Luke Elementary School Construction Enters Final Stages The new Wing Luke Elementary School is nearly complete! Join Principal Carol Mendoza as she visits to see the final stages of construction. This school replacement project was funded by the Building Excellence IV Capital Levy (BEX IV), which was approved by…

School Board Approves Changes to Some Middle School Attendance Area Boundaries

School Board Approves Changes to Some Middle School Attendance Area Boundaries On Wednesday, January 27, 2021, the Seattle School Board approved changes to the attendance area boundaries for Mercer International Middle School, Aki Kurose Middle School, and Washington Middle School , beginning with the 2021-22 school year. Changes were needed…

Middle School Science Alignment to Next Generation Science Standards

Middle School Science Alignment to Next Generation Science Standards Seattle Public Schools is proud to lead the way in creating consistent, rigorous, and appropriate middle school programming for all our students as part of our commitment to racial equity. As shared in February 2020, we are aligning course offerings for…