Eckstein Middle School http://kplu.org en Seattle schools cope with crowding http://kplu.org/post/seattle-schools-cope-crowding <p></p><p>Seattle Public Schools is set to stop busing students to schools outside their neighborhood next year, but that move might cost more money than it saves. The situation dates back to Seattle's move to a system of neighborhood schools instead of district wide school choice. The district continued to give some kids rides to their old schools during the transition.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 17:18:18 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 7343 at http://kplu.org Seattle schools cope with crowding High school credit for Seattle's middle school students http://kplu.org/post/high-school-credit-seattles-middle-school-students <p>Starting this year, middle school students in Seattle could finally get some credit on their high school transcripts, that is.&nbsp; Seventh and eighth graders who take high school level courses can now apply them towards graduation.&nbsp; The <a href="http://www.seattleschools.org/area/instructserv/secondarygrading/English-MSGPDocs.pdf">policy</a> has pluses and minuses for young kids. Fri, 12 Nov 2010 02:05:44 +0000 Charla Bear 136 at http://kplu.org