Principal movement again: Looks like TOPS is losing its principal Jo Lutz-Ervin, to Lafayette. The current principal of Lafayette, Virginia Turner, is going to Coe. No idea who will lead TOPS.
Congrats to Ballard High for its Fifth Avenue Theater award for Outstanding Orchestra for excellence in High School Musical Theater.
At the Washington State Dems luncheon today, both Governor Gregoire and Senator Ed Murray said that if they had $1 left in the budget, it would have gone to education. $2 - it all would have gone to education. I get that they are sorry but I'm not sure saying that helps.
One School Board candidate has dropped out. According to the Stranger Slog, Michael Maddux, in District 3 (Martin-Morris) has stepped off the list. He has endorsed challenger, Michelle Buetow. "I think Buetow will consider what's best for the kids instead of just what's best for the administration," says Maddux, citing Buteow's positions on textbooks and Teach for America as strong points.