Girls start to think math is a boys’ subject when they’re just 7 or 8 years old. That’s what University of Washington psychologists found when they studied children’s stereotypes. They say those beliefs could play a major role in the choices kids make as they get older.
A major effort launches today to help low-income students in South King County and South Seattle. It’s a new approach to a decades-old problem – how to help disadvantaged kids succeed in school and beyond.
It’s been less than a month since the last election, and already Seattle officials are unveiling a measure for next fall’s ballot. This week, the public will get its first glimpse at the next Families and Education Levy.