Nathan Hale could lose federal funding by boycotting Common Core tests: A team of staff, parents and students at Seattle’s Nathan Hale High School has voted to boycott the standardized tests tied to Common Core standards, saying 11th grade students there had already undergone enough testing. State schools superintendent Randy Dorn has warned that the school could lose some of its federal funding because of the decision.
Marysville-Pilchuck decides not to re-open cafeteria (AP): Marysville-Pilchuck High School has decided it will not re-open the cafeteria where Jaylen Fryberg fatally shot four other students and himself last October. The district is seeking funding to rebuild the cafeteria.
Mayor’s office releases plan for subsidized preschool: Seattle’s subsidized preschool pilot program will launch this September, and the office of Mayor Ed Murray has released a plan for how providers will qualify and what families will be eligible.
Tech academy targets girls with coding class (Skagit Valley Herald)
As Common Core testing is ushered in, parents and students opt out (The New York Times)