Washington state eighth-grade students in virtually all demographic groups made large gains on the writing National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) over a 10-year period, according to the recently released 2007 NAEP results.
With community and sponsor participation, the annual Light a Fire for Learning Luncheon presented by the Northshore Public Education Foundation (NPEF) hopes to raise more than $75,000 this year. The foundation is seeking corporate sponsorships to contribute financially to the event, which is set for May 7 at the Lynnwood Convention Center.
The Bothell City Council agreed April 15 to ease building and zoning regulations for developer Steve Cox, who plans to restore the historic Bartelson Home and construct new houses around it.
IntoEdVentures, a nonprofit organization, is looking for host families for several high-school foreign exchange students hoping to spend the fall semester or next school year in Bothell and Kenmore.