Washington state is once again heading into respiratory virus season. Last year, the triple threat of Covid-19, flu, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) put a strain on an already fragile health-care system. This year however, health officials say the state is in a different place.
Despite budget cuts and change, Kelly Aramaki, Bellevue's first Asian American superintendent, has an ambitious vision for the place he grew up.
One approach educators have taken to make up for pandemic learning loss is to send kids to summer school. But a new report finds expanded summer learning programs weren't as effective as they'd hoped.
Covid cases are ticking up across the country. UW Medicine professor Dr. Helen Chu says this surge isn’t like the Delta or Omicron surges of years past, but it's still something to watch. She explains the state of the disease here in Washington and how we should be thinking about our Covid risk.
As Covid-19 hospitalizations and deaths in Washington state continue to trend downward, multiple health care organizations are rethinking their masking policies.
Around this time last year, Washington state was seeing a slight bump in Covid-19 hospitalizations.
This year, things are looking different.
Graduation has finally arrived for the Class of 2023. And for this year's graduating seniors, their high school experience was unlike any other: A global pandemic hit in their first year and upended education as we knew it.
The official emergency is over but COVID is still here. And that means ... lots of questions. We asked our readers what's on their mind and then called on experts for advice.
Learning loss varied vary widely from district to district — even neighboring ones — largely depending on poverty.