A heartbreaking story about the Greenwood shooting by the Ballard student via the Times. The student was not homeless (he came from a two-parent household) but had chosen not to live at home. Both his mother and the victim's wife seem to have deep sympathy for the situation of the other.
From SXSW from Microsoft's CTO - "anonymity going to be more valuable than gold in near future." Might want to keep that in mind for your children's privacy going forward. No one may be anonymous in the future but that doesn't mean people won't want some privacy in their lives.
Interesting new website - Funding Washington Schools - "understand the consequences of underfunded K-12 students" - good info.
You want more? Here's the hugely useful Government Information page from Vanderbilt University with at least a hundred links.
My Northwest story on NWC and Cascade - the e-mails seem to show the district very much did know it was going to take back the QA building much longer than 6 months ago. I will also add that I did speak with a City official and the City did offer the district the use of the City's realtor/property person to help with the search. As of last Friday, the district had not called.
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