Seattle introduces new teacher residency program: The front page of today’s paper features an extensive story by John Higgins about the Seattle Teacher Residency, which placed its first cohort of 25 residents in Seattle Public Schools this fall. Unlike most other teacher residency programs in
Seattle’s public schools are in their first year of a new teacher residency program. Called the Seattle Teacher Residency, it’s one of 18 programs across the country belonging to the Urban Teacher Residency United network and is the focus of today’s fr
Great stuff here in our Five Questions, Five Answers feature from UCLA beat writer Chris Foster of the Los Angeles Times. Many thanks to Chris. You can find him online at latimes.com and on Twitter @cfosterlatimes. 1. UCLA had a nice turnaround under Jim Mora last season. The Bruins are now up to No
By Doug Drowley | Special to The Seattle Times Predicting some history, just for fun In swimming, there are no Top 10 rankings, polls or ratings that give fans of schools or individuals a chance to debate who are the best teams and/or competitors in different events. In swimming, it’s simple.
More than three years after the naked, decomposing body of British spy Gareth Williams was discovered stuffed inside a locked gym bag at the bottom of his bathtub, the mystery over his bizarre death lingers, and a police investigation has done little to clear it up.
Syrian troops captured a contested suburb of Damascus on Wednesday as the government forged ahead with a punishing military offensive that already has taken four other opposition strongholds south of the capital, state media said.
Couple quick notes from UW practice this morning: — Sarkisian is hopeful senior safety Will Shamburger, another L.A. native, can return vs. UCLA on Friday night. The buzz is Shamburger has a concussion, but Sarkisian hasn’t confirmed that. — True freshman Kevin King made his first
If Microsoft begins a turnaround now to regain its innovative edge, the hinge won’t be the retirement of Steve Ballmer or any new device. It will be the elimination of the employee evaluation system known as stack-ranking. This was the origin of the poisonous culture that has damaged the compa