Garfield High School http://kuow.org en Garfield Students Suspended After Mass Hazing Incident http://kuow.org/post/garfield-students-suspended-after-mass-hazing-incident <p></p><p>Eleven students have been suspended from Garfield High School while the district investigates their roles in a September 27 hazing incident. Tue, 08 Oct 2013 15:20:18 +0000 Ann Dornfeld 21673 at http://kuow.org Garfield Students Suspended After Mass Hazing Incident A Statewide Perspective On Hazing http://kuow.org/post/statewide-perspective-hazing <p>Eight suspects have been identified so far in the Garfield High School hazing incident that took place last Friday. About 100 students participated in the hazing event at the UW Arboretum. The Seattle Police Department and Garfield High School is combing through the evidence and will be interviewing the victims and suspects to determine the best course of action to take against the suspects.</p><p>Hazing is illegal in Washington state, so how do different districts handle hazing? Mike Donlin is the program supervisor at the School Safety Center in the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. He explains how the state handles hazing. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 23:54:44 +0000 Ross Reynolds 21451 at http://kuow.org A Statewide Perspective On Hazing District Says Teachers Who Boycotted Test Won’t Be Punished http://kuow.org/post/district-says-teachers-who-boycotted-test-won-t-be-punished <p><font size="2">The superintendent of Seattle Public Schools said no teachers will be disciplined for refusing to give students the district-wide Measures of Academic Progress test. </font><font size="2">The district got international attention after dozens of teachers at several schools boycotted the test this winter, calling</font><font size="2">&nbsp;it a waste of time and money.</font> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 23:58:45 +0000 Ann Dornfeld 10615 at http://kuow.org MAP Test Finally Given At Garfield High, But Few Students Show Up http://kuow.org/post/map-test-finally-given-garfield-high-few-students-show <p></p><p>Seattle Public Schools Superintendent José Banda directed administrators at Garfield High School to give the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) test Tuesday despite a mass boycott by the school’s teachers.</p><p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 15:32:58 +0000 Ann Dornfeld 7755 at http://kuow.org Seattle Superintendent And Testing Company Defend Standardized Test http://kuow.org/post/seattle-superintendent-and-testing-company-defend-standardized-test <p></p><p>Seattle Public Schools officials and&nbsp;the company that produces the <a href="http://www.seattleschools.org/modules/cms/pages.phtml?sessionid=&amp;pageid=219359">Measures of Academic Progress </a>(MAP) test&nbsp;are defending the school district's use of the standardized test&nbsp;after&nbsp;Garfield High School teachers refused&nbsp;to give it to their students this quarter.</p><p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 20:19:18 +0000 Ann Dornfeld 6548 at http://kuow.org Seattle Superintendent And Testing Company Defend Standardized Test