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Seattle tutoring center poses as travel supply company

Seattle tutoring center poses as travel supply company

By Ian Gwin, Ballard HS, Seattle

March 13, 2014

Near the corner of 85th and Greenwood you can buy a bottle of uncertainty for less than $10.  It is, of course, just a jar; its surrounding shop – the Greenwood Space Travel Supply Company – isn’t just a novelty store, however. In truth it is a storefront funding 826 Seattle, a nonprofit wr...

Students tutors help English learners to pass CAHSEE

Students tutors help English learners to pass CAHSEE

By William Alexander, A. A. Stagg High School, Stockton, Calif.

February 5, 2014

Rapid Spanish is spoken from a few tables away. The sight is of eight people, and three of them seem to be helping the rest. As you lean in for a closer look, you see practice CAHSEE tests. The five, who are being tutored, are reading and writing with obvious enthusiasm. The tutors seem to have a li...