UMass outsources campus bookstore to Amazon: The University of Massachusetts-Amherst has partnered with Amazon in a textbook deal that will enable students to buy their books online through the Seattle-based company and pick them up on campus. UMass is Amazon’s third online university store in the country.
Inslee State of State address calls for more education funding: The governor used his State of the State address on Tuesday to promote his proposal for a cap-and-trade program that he says would generate $1 billion in its first year for education and transportation. His top priorities in education include expanding all-day kindergarten across the state and class-size reductions in grades K-3.
Police investigation clears UVA frat in alleged rape (The Washington Post): An investigation by police in Charlottesville, Va., has cleared the Phi Kappa Psi house at the University of Virginia of any wrongdoing in a rape case that was featured in Rolling Stone magazine.