Tacoma district considers buying downtown building for school (The News Tribune): Seattle isn’t the only local school district contemplating major real estate acquisitions. The Tacoma School Board plans to vote Friday on whether to pay $7.6 million for a downtown building and parking garage that would allow for an expansion of the popular Tacoma School of the Arts.
Judge rules against public disclosure of LA teacher performance (Los Angeles Times): Three California appellate judges have ruled the public does not have a right to know the names of teachers in relation to their job performance ratings. The decision overturns an earlier ruling ordering disclosure.
Sequim schools grapple with transgender policy (Peninsula Daily News): Compliance with a state non-discrimination law is prompting the Sequim School District to re-examine its rules for student restroom use.
- Why do Americans stink at math? (The New York Times)
- Former Tacoma teacher pleads guilty to child rape (AP)
- Sixth-grader’s science-fair finding shocks ecologists (NPR)