Local & Regional

Local Mother of boy who brought gun to school sentenced Mother of boy who brought gun to school sentenced
The mother of a Washington state boy who brought a gun to school that went off in his backpack and critically wounded a classmate will spend more than a year behind bars.
Local Washington schools move toward national standards Washington schools move toward national standards
Despite opposition from Washington teachers and their union about new national education standards and the tests that will judge how they are being taught, the state is plowing ahead with its plans to embrace Common Core.