Local college students press profs for textbook alternatives: Frustrated by rising textbook costs, students at the University of Washington and Tacoma Community College are asking professors to seek out less-expensive alternatives online. College students typically spend up to $1,200 per year on textbooks, according to the College Board.
Zmuda files suit against Eastside Catholic: Mark Zmuda, the ousted vice principal of Eastside Catholic High School, filed a lawsuit on Friday against his former employer and the Archdiocese of Seattle. Zmuda was fired from the school in December after marrying his same-sex partner.
The story behind the SAT overhaul (The New York Times): The New York Times Magazine dives deep into the SAT changes that were announced last week.