NEWS: Big Stories Of The Day
As to Ice, Chicago Still Obama's Kind of Town Washington Post
Washingtonians have bickered for decades over whether the region is too quick to close its schools for snow and ice. Now they're arguing over whether one of their newest neighbors, who happens to be president, was right to take sides in the perennial debate.
Closing Seattle schools could save $13M - if no students leave district Seattle Times
Seattle Public Schools estimates it will save $12.6 million over five years in day-to-day costs if the school board votes Thursday to closes five schools and move all or part of eight others to new sites. But that calculation doesn't take into account the state funds the district would lose if students leave the district because of the closures.
Students Protest Arizona Education Cuts
Students from across Arizona are demonstrating Wednesday at the state Capitol against budget reductions in education funding. Some of their professors canceled classes to allow them to attend the protest. RELATED: Four-day school week proposed, 6 of 18 Maine school reorganizations OKd
Pa. boy's death during horseplay is ruled homicide AP
A popular 12-year-old boy was struck and killed by a bus in front of his middle school as he apparently horsed around with friends before class, and officials have ruled the death a homicide....