Seattle schools may halt most suspensions for young kids

Seeking to create urgency on changing the way schools handle discipline, a Seattle school-board member proposes freezing all elementary-student suspensions.

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Supreme Court will re-hear Texas affirmative action

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it will dive back into the fight over the use of race in admissions at the University of Texas, a decision that presages tighter limits on affirmative action in higher education. The justices said they will hear for a second time the case of a white woman...

Hundreds of bilingual grads earn new state seal

For the first time, Washington state offers its high school graduates the chance to earn a Seal of Biliteracy, a new credential that shows they've mastered a language that they've learned at school or at home.