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Crossroads Mall to change foreign flag after community complaints

Crossroads Mall to change foreign flag after community complaints

By Allison Deangelis Bellevue Reporter Crossroads Mall officials have agreed Sept. 8 to change a flag displayed at their food court after locals complained about the offensive nature of the Vietnamese flag on display, one that was created by a government that forced many Vietnamese-Americans out of the country. “Now that we have been made […]

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Posted in Features 38, News, Vol 34 No 38 | 9/12-9/180 Comments

A non-traditional school in Chinatown — A visit to Summit

A non-traditional school in Chinatown — A visit to Summit

    By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Not many people are aware that Chinatown/International District has a new charter school. For those who know there is one, myths and misconceptions exist. Who are the students? Are they achievers and smart? How are they chosen? How is it different from a regular public school? Are […]

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Posted in Community News, Features 38, Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 34 No 38 | 9/12-9/180 Comments

ID charter school rides the storm — Now what?

ID charter school rides the storm — Now what?

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly     On Sept 4, Washington State Supreme Court proclaimed that it is unconstitutional for charter schools to use state funding. Summit Public (charter) School immediately emailed parents for an emergency meeting in its Chinatown International District school on Sept. 8. In 2012, Washington state voted to allow publicly […]

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Posted in Community News, Features, Features 38, Vol 34 No 38 | 9/12-9/180 Comments

 

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