The Seattle Times
Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Key Democratic committee condemns Common Core

The governing body of the Washington State Democratic Party voted to condemn the educational benchmarks known as the Common Core at a party meeting in Olympia on Saturday, saying private and corporate interests pushed the reading and math standards without evidence they will impr (Tue, 1/27)

Roundup: Suburban districts face surging enrollments; Obama proposal would tax college savings

Suburban districts face surging enrollments: Seattle isn't the only local school district dealing with overcrowding. Several suburban districts are also growing faster than the state average while struggling to pass bonds to pay for new schools. (Mon, 1/26)

The growth of language/social skills may start with parents' gaze

Somewhere around 10 months of age, babies begin watching their parents' eyes, following the direction of their gaze so that they can look at the same things. (Mon, 1/26)

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