Articles tagged education

May 1, 2014, 9 a.m.

Washington Schools Face Multiple Threats From Natural Disasters

A new draft report finds that Washington schools face threats from nine different kinds of natural hazards.

Oct. 2, 2012, 9:40 a.m.

Making School Portables Affordable And Green

Say the word "portable classroom" and you can watch the color drain from the faces of parents and teachers. Now, Portland designers say they've got a greener and healthier portable classroom.

June 11, 2012, 1 a.m.

Fighting Lunchroom Waste? Call in the Green Team

Middle-schoolers in West Seattle discover that all it takes to get classmates to recycle and compost is a little peer pressure and a few scoops of ice cream.

Nov. 22, 2011, 1 a.m.

For the Love of Bugs: Educators Make Insects Their Cause

Kristie Reddick and Jessica Honaker are two entomologists on a mission. They want people to think differently about bugs. Give them 15 minutes and they can change squeals of disgust into “oohs” and “ahhs” of wonder. “We provide an environment where it’s okay to geek out about bugs,” Reddick said.

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