Seattle superintendent to present “State of the District”: José Banda, superintendent of Seattle Public Schools, will give a “State of the District” address this Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the John Stanford Center, 2445 Third Ave. S. in Seattle. Members of the public are welcome to attend.
More homeschooled students find success in college (The Deseret News): Increased access to support programs and a better public perception has helped ease the transition to college for homeschooled students. Once on campus, their experiences at home often translate into better studying and time-management habits.
Colorado school resource officers report more kids bringing pot to school (The Denver Post): No numbers are available yet, but school officials in Colorado say marijuana legalization appears to be sending a message to kids that the drug is safe for them to use.
- New N.Y.C., Boston mayors vow to act fast on education (Education Week)
- Maryland teacher petitions to cancel state standardized test (The Washington Post)
- Michelle Obama edges into a policy role on higher education (The New York Times)
- Navy program offers support to deployed members’ kids (The Skagit Valley Herald)