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Last chance for state’s first charter school: First Place Scholars, Washington’s first charter school, has 10 days to show it is making progress toward fixing problems first identified by the state last December. The state agency that governs charter school sent First Place a 16-page letter on Tuesday that outlines old problems but also raises a few new ones, such as whether students who areĀ learning English as a second language are getting the services they need.

Federal Way names new superintendent: Federal Way’s school board voted Tuesday to offer the district’s top job to Tammy Campbell, one of three finalists chosen after a six-month national search. Campbell currently works asĀ assistant superintendent for learning and teaching at the Renton School District.

Republicans earn praise, caution for plan to cut college tuition: A budget proposal from Senate leaders would cut tuition at Washington’s public colleges and universities by around 25 percent.

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