Melissa Westbrook

Melissa Westbrook is a veteran observer of Seattle Schools and blogs at Seattle Schools Community Forum

Disconnect: Missteps Over an Intruder at a Seattle Elementary School

On June 2nd, a series of events occurred in the Sand Point neighborhood including an incident at Sand Point Elementary School where an intruder came onto the grounds and...

Why Is Seattle School Board Director Chandra Hampson Suing Her Own District?

Hampson is a passionate, no-holds-barred type of director and she threw herself into this work.  Mounting tensions between two school board members and two staffers came to a head.