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Sep 26, 2010 by Cynthia Wise, Senior Assignments Editor, KING 5 News
Not every student learns in exactly the same way, at exactly the same pace, at exactly the same time. Thankfully there are teachers in the classroom who recognize that fact.
Sep 20, 2010 by Cynthia Wise, Senior Assignments Editor, KING 5 News
The education system in this country is broken and needs to be fixed. One possible solution might be charter schools, as is suggested by the new documentary, "Waiting for 'Superman'."
Sep 15, 2010 by ED MUIR / NWCN
If these walls could talk: one of Fremont's staples, the Buckaroo Tavern, is closing after 72 years.
Aug 11, 2010 by ED MUIR / NWCN
After 9 months of Seattle gloom, why take off once it gets nice? To bike across the flat and humid state of Iowa, of course. And I'd do it again and again.
Jul 29, 2010 by Cynthia Wise, Senior Assignments Editor, KING 5 News
President Obama today faced his critics at the National Urban League convention. This week the organization issued a report claiming his education policy is ineffective and fails to improve the academic chances of students of color.
Jul 17, 2010 by CYNTHIA WISE / Senior Assignments Editor, KING 5 News
Officials from the Department of Education were in Puyallup this week to meet with tribal leaders. Topping their agenda was the issue of academic achievement.
May 26, 2010 by Cynthia Wise / Senior Assignments Editor, KING 5 News
Phones are ringing off the hook in the other Washington as voters around the country take part in "I'm Speaking Up for Education and Kids" Day. It seems the White House was listening.
May 14, 2010 by Cynthia Wise, Senior Assignments Editor, KING 5 News
Arizona is drawing fire from all over the country over new measures recently signed into law. One of them, HB 2281, calls for a ban to most ethnic studies courses in Arizona's k-12 classrooms. What does that mean to us? Plenty.
May 10, 2010 by CYNTHIA WISE / Senior Assignments Editor, KING 5 News
Seattle Schools have adopted a new school assignment plan for the upcoming school year. A new draft report reveals though there are hundreds of high school students who don't want to attend the high school in their neighborhood.
May 5, 2010 by CHRIS DANIELS / KING 5 News
On Wednesday morning, I showed up at the San Mateo County Jail, not knowing what to expect. I knew we had to put in a request to talk to the two men who for some reason popped up in Northern California two days after the Craigslist murder.
Apr 23, 2010 by CYNTHIA WISE / KING 5 News Sr. Assignments Editor
School districts around the state are having open houses this month and next as parents prepare to enroll their children in kindergarten. Some of them could be in for a surprise though, especially given the state's push for early learning.
Apr 16, 2010 by Cynthia Wise, Senior Assignments Editor / KING 5 News
Children do not learn in a vacuum. Education reform extends beyond the classroom and onto the sidewalks of the neighborhoods in which they live.