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October 23, 2014 at 2:58 PM

Round-up: National attention for Seattle preschool measures, Neb. district OKs guns in yearbook

National attention for competing preschool measures: Seattle’s city-sponsored preschool initiative is attracting attention from the other Washington, where an advocacy organization called Save the Children Action Network is sending tens of thousands of mailers supporting Proposition 1B to Seattle mailboxes. Backers of Proposition 1A, meanwhile, say their proposal is grassroots and has widespread support among local parents and teachers.

New York state to review immigrant enrollment procedures (The New York Times): State officials in New York are reviewing the enrollment policies of several suburban districts near New York City, after a New York Times report found some schools were excluding undocumented students from classes. Dozens of children on Long Island have stayed home more than a month into because of the legal dispute.

Nebraska school board approves guns in yearbook photos (Omaha World-Herald): Seniors in Broken Bow Public Schools can include firearms in their yearbook portraits, as long as the display is “tasteful and appropriate.”

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