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Washington to lose NCLB waiver, source says

thenewstribune.com — The U.S. Department of Education is yanking Washington state's waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind Act, a federal official with knowledge of the decision said . Loss of the waiver means that Washington will no longer be exempt from onerous parts of the federal education law, which set performance goals that schools in Washington have been unable to meet.
RT @thausman: Last week my school was recognized for "Overall Excellence" by @waOSPI. But, as of today, we are "failing".thenewstribune.com/2014/04/24/316… #WAedu
RT @melissasantos1: UPDATED: WA becomes 1st state to lose No Child Left Behind waiver. Parents can expect not-nice letters: bit.ly/1jWc39x #waedu #waleg
Update: WA Teachers Union reacts to loss of No Child Left Behind Waiver. bit.ly/1tHkY5B
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Mariners Q&A: Paxton timetable, spending limits, Almonte atop the order…and more

blog.thenewstribune.com — An open date Thursday for the Mariners prompted a twitter call for participation in a long-form, question-and-answer session. Here we go: @q13foxwebguy: If you had to put money down, when will Paxton be back in rotation? And yes or no on Walker returning this year.
Paxton timetable, #Mariners spending limits, Almonte atop lineup, Montero's return…all that and more in our Q&A. bit.ly/1hr4c5u

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray's reaction to Washington's loss of No Child Left Behind waiver

thenewstribune.com — "I'm deeply disappointed by the loss of this waiver and concerned about the impact it will have on students, teachers, and school districts across our state. "What's most important now is that we all do our part to rectify this situation.
U.S. Sen. Patty Murray reacts to loss of WA's No Child Left Behind waiver. bit.ly/1fbtdTj

Schmid unhappy Open Cup fills MLS schedule break; however once in, Sounders will play to win

blog.thenewstribune.com — Post by / on April 24, 2014 at 12:40 pm with Sounders coach Sigi Schmid was not happy to see that MLS teams will be entering the U.S. Open Cup competition during what was expected to be a three-week break in the league schedule.
Schmid unhappy Open Cup fills MLS schedule break; however once in, Sounders will play to win: Sounders coach S... bit.ly/1jHR2xW

Mariners moves: Franklin, Ramirez sent down; Gillespie promoted

blog.thenewstribune.com — The Mariners made anticipated three roster moves on Thursday's open date: They returned Nick Franklin to Triple-A Tacoma, optioned struggling starter Erasmo Ramirez to Hi-A High Desert and selected the contract of outfielder Cole Gillespie from the Rainiers. The Mariners' current active roster is 24, which means another move is coming prior to Friday's series opener against Texas at Safeco Field.
Why was Ramirez sent to High Desert? Why is there still a roster opening? Updated blog post on #Mariners' moves. bit.ly/QBY40e

Schmid on MLS expansion to Atlanta … and possiblity of coaching at Yankee Stadium

blog.thenewstribune.com — Sounders coach Sigi Schmid's return to training today gave us our first chance to get his reaction on MLS' expansion into Atlanta for 2017, and the possibility that he could be coaching at game at NYCFC's inaugural home of Yankee Stadium as early as next season:
Schmid on MLS expansion to Atlanta … and possiblity of coaching at Yankee Stadium: Sounders coach Sigi Schmid’... bit.ly/1fri0Zy