Teachers in 3 districts walk out over state funding: Some 700 teachers across western Washington are staging protests today over what they perceive as a lack of state funding for education. Five additional teachers unions in Whatcom and Skagit counties are planning one-day strikes on Friday.
L.A. school board votes to give teachers 10 percent pay increase (Los Angeles Times): A tentative three-year agreement between the Los Angeles Unified Board of Education and the union representing the district’s teachers includes a 10 percent pay increase. Analysts in California have said the improving economy will generate “several billions more” to school districts than what was originally projected.
Peaslee won’t run for re-election: Seattle School Board member Sharon Peaslee has become the third incumbent not seeking re-election to his or her post this fall.
Three will be resentenced in Atlanta cheating scandal (The New York Times)
Colorado senate advances bill striking immunity in school shootings (The Denver Post)