UW, Boeing announce new campus research center: Boeing is partnering with the University of Washington to open a mew campus research center for doctoral engineering students, UW professors and Boeing engineers. Boeing will initially invest $800,000 a year to fund a series of four research projects at the 4,300-square-foot facility.
California sees big drop in students suspensions, expulsions (Los Angeles Times): In Los Angeles, suspensions are down 53 percent following new district guidelines for disciplining minor offenses. Across the state, suspensions were down 15 percent last year and 24 percent over two years.
Law requires Arizona students to pass citizenship test (AP): Starting in 2016-2017, high-school students in Arizona will be required to pass the U.S. citizenship test on civics in order to graduate. Lawmakers in several other states are considering similar measures.
- A possible ‘McCleary’ for Washington higher education? (The News Tribune)
- Least economically diverse top college seeks to change (The New York Times)