Inslee budget wouldn’t fully fund class-size initiative: The $39 billion, two-year budget plan outlined by Gov. Jay Inslee this week includes $2.3 billion for K-12 education, but that amount falls short of the projected $2 billion needed in the next biennium for I-1351. Representatives from the state teacher’s union have criticized Inslee’s budget for failing to fully fund the voter-approved initiative.
Issaquah school remains closed over threats: Pacific Cascade Middle School in Issaquah remained closed for a second day Thursday after a threatening note was found on campus. Officials have yet to decide whether the school will re-open Friday.
Edmonds schools adopts transgender student policy (My Edmonds News): The new policy stipulates that transgender students may use the restroom that corresponds with the gender identity they assert at school.
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- Travel to Cuba could become easier for college students (Inside Higher Ed)
- NJ principal demoted after spelling mishap (Paterson Press)