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Black Studies in SPS

This year, Seattle Public Schools launched the first Black studies course for students in grade 11, Black Studies U.S. History 11B, the first course in our new Black Education Program. The Black Education Program was created in response to insights and advocacy from Black students, families, and communities across the…

Advanced Learning Policy Revisions Adopted

Advanced Learning Policy Revisions Adopted On Wednesday, May 5, 2021, the Seattle School Board approved revisions and an amendment to Policy No. 2190, Highly Capable Services. The school board’s approval is a historic and bold step toward ensuring educational excellence for every student in Seattle Public Schools. Over the next…

Licton Springs K-8 Opens

Ribbon-cutting and Tour Celebrate New Home for Licton Springs K-8 Licton Springs K-8 students who are attending school in-person didn’t return to the building they left last spring. The school has a new home at the modernized and expanded Webster Building in Ballard. Earlier this year, teachers and staff moved…

SPS Continuity of Operations Plan

Read about data points that officials are monitoring and the district’s outbreak response plan.

Interim Superintendent

At the February 24, 2021 regular school board meeting, the interim superintendent contract for Dr. Brent Jones was approved.