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What We’re Reading: Algorithms of Oppression

by Colin Roberts, Database and Systems Administrator Though we don’t often think about it, algorithms (automatic processes computers perform, often without any human intervention), increasingly are becoming central to our lives. When one needs to buy a product, find a...

A Day in the Life of a Placement Director

  by Alison Krupnick It’s 9:00 a.m. on a Tuesday morning and Dominique Daba is on the phone. She’s having the first of dozens of conversations she’ll have in the coming days with families anxious about applying to public school highly capable programs or to...

What We’re Reading: The 1619 Project

by Sarah Smith, Executive Director In mid-August, The New York Times published a groundbreaking project created and curated by MacArthur Genius Award Winner Nikole Hannah-Jones entitled The 1619 Project. In her work, Ms. Jones challenges us to think of the year 1619,...

Cohort 18 Celebrates: Rites of Passage 2019

by Tom Moore   It was a sultry summer evening, and several hundred students, family, staff and volunteers were gathered outside historic Washington Hall in the Squire Park neighborhood of Seattle waiting for the doors to open. One could hear the buzz and feel the...