Task force studying Seattle bell times runs into conflicts (KPLU): A “two-tiered” option that would flip start times for elementary schools with those for high school and middle school has emerged as a popular option among a Seattle Public Schools task force that is studying the issue. But the district says that change is too expensive for officials to consider.
Movement could help students with ADHD concentrate, study says (NPR): A new study from the University of Mississippi Medical Center finds students diagnosed with ADHD actually improve their performance on a task when they physically move around. The study’s lead author thinks it would be beneficial to allow these students to get up from their seats more often.
Green River faculty ask president to step down: Hundreds of faculty members at Green River College held a rally Wednesday to call for President Eileen Ely to step down, saying she has failed to consider staff input.
1 in 7 Portland high-school juniors skipping Common Core tests (The Oregonian)