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October 28, 2014 at 3:54 PM

Round-up: Tacoma student charged with tweeting threats, SPS will reassign Garfield teacher

Tacoma student charged with tweeting threats: A 16-year-old student at Franklin Pierce High School in Tacoma has been charged with felony harassment after allegedly threatening on social media to “shoot up”his school. The teen told police he intended the announcement as a joke.

Seattle schools stick to plan to reassign Garfield teacherDespite protests by students and staff, Seattle Public Schools says it will still reassign one teacher from Garfield High School, which is overstaffed. PTA leaders at Garfield say they disagree with the decision but do not plan a fundraising effort to keep the teacher.

Details emerge in Marysville shooting: The Snohomish County Sheriff said Monday that 15-year-old Jaylen Fryberg invited his friends to join him for lunch before shooting them in the cafeteria.

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