Seattle Times Article — “After years of crisis, it turns out the kids in Seattle are more than all right”

High-school graduation has got to be among the most contradictory, bittersweet events in our culture.

My daughter, who graduated this past week, did it squarely facing the future. She and many of her Garfield High School classmates were so focused on tomorrow that they adorned their mortarboards not with memories but with the school colors of their chosen colleges. … Click to read more.

By Garfield parent Danny Westneat in The Seattle Times.