Teachers union election draws outside attention: Turnout is expected to be high in this year’s election of leadership for the Seattle Education Association. Only union members are allowed to vote in the election, but some Seattle City Council members and parent activists have made endorsements. Voting ends Wednesday.
Condoleezza Rice backs out of commencement address: The former secretary of state has declined an invitation to deliver the commencement address at Rutgers University in New Jersey following student protests over her role in the Iraq War. Rice is now a professor of political science at Stanford University.
Darrington students go above and beyond in mudslide’s aftermath (The Herald): Oliver Rankin and Taryn Tamez have dedicated countless hours volunteering to help those affected by the March 22 disaster.
- More college students filing sexual assault complaints (KUOW)
- University of Minnesota program trains special-ed teachers on the job (The Star Tribune)
- Chicago schools set aside funds for Barack Obama College Prep (Chicago Tribune)
- Vermont school districts consider consolidation (The New York Times)