The teachers found their careers at risk when an erratic statistical tool became a key measure of their success.
At the local farmers market, Ferguson residents find a safe place to deal with the trauma of Michael Brown's death.
StreetToolbox offers new tools for the political communicator—from a remote controlled car that writes messages in colored sand to a kit that turns your bike into a mobile printing press.
More than 48,000 undocumented kids have been apprehended while crossing the U.S.-Mexico border this year.
Londoners have made their feelings clear about a corporate "solution" to the problem of homelessness—and the company listened.
Democracy Now talks to Amanda Blackhorse, the Navajo activist who started a lawsuit to get the Washington football team to change their name.
The ban is set to go into effect in October 2014, and will be the first of its kind in the nation.
These high school students created a series of podcasts to tell the stories of inspiring people in their community.
Artists from Seattle's hip hop scene—including Macklemore and Ryan Lewis—speak about music's healing power.
A program called the Walking School Bus provides kids an easy way to get regular exercise while getting to know their neighborhood.
The initiative also prohibits the city from purchasing Walmart bonds in the future.
A new law will end the practice of evaluating teachers based on their students' standardized test scores.
Why did an elementary school math problem go viral? It has to do with a new set of federal education standards known as the Common Core.
From the author of Vegan Soul Kitchen, this cookbook charts a new course for southern, African American, and Caribbean cuisine.
Beyond the dangers of derailment and explosions, Seattleites are worried about oil-by-rail shipping's effect on the climate. Here's what they did about it.
Residents whose tap water was polluted are finding that rainwater is an affordable alternative.