Education

Education

Olympia High construction plans to be presented at Monday meeting

Voters in 2016 approved a $161 million bond measure for various Olympia School District construction projects. At Olympia High School, plans include building a 36,000-square-foot addition that will house 21 classrooms and adding a synthetic turf field with lighting and parking. Construction is expected to start in June.

Education

How do charter schools work?

Charter schools are one option in the growing "school choice" movement. Funded by taxpayer money, these schools are growing nationally, though some states have yet to pass related laws.

Tribal ceremonies honor new Fiber Arts Studio at Evergreen

Salish and Maori cultures come together to open the new Fiber Arts Studio in the Indigenous Arts area at The Evergreen State College in Olympia.