Seattle high-school students walk out to join Ferguson protests: Seattle Public Schools says approximately 1,000 students from Garfield High School walked out of class Tuesday afternoon to join ongoing protests surrounding Monday’s grand jury decision in Ferguson, Mo. About 250 students from Roosevelt High School also walked out Tuesday morning but were reportedly heading back to the school.
Georgia schools get creative with cafeteria lunches (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution): Across the country, fewer students are opting for cafeteria lunches following the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 and an uptick in meal prices. The decline has prompted some schools in Georgia to offer more meal choices and cook more food from scratch in a effort to get more students in the cafeteria line.
Looking back on the Presidential Physical Fitness Test (NPR): It’s been retired for two years, but the Presidential Physical Fitness Test can still evoke dread in generations of current and former students.
- Oklahoma’s NCLB waiver restored by feds (The New York Times)
- How Obama’s action on immigration will affect higher ed (The Chronicle of Higher Education)