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The jam-packed race for City Council position eight just got a little more so today as Bobby Forch, 53, announced his intention to run.
City Council position eight is currently filled by Richard McIver, but he's not going to run for re-election. Forch isn't yet listed on the Seattle Election's Web site, but his candidacy makes him the sixth contender for McIver's open seat.
For the first time in over a decade, Seattle high schools are very close to receiving a new math textbook series.
That is dependent on the outcome of Wednesday's school board meeting, where a vote is scheduled on switching from four, integrated series of math instructional materials to just the Discovery Series. Teachers and students voiced numerous objections to Discovery at the April 22 board meeting, and after lengthy discussion, each board member indicated how they would vote, which would have resulted in a 3-3 deadlock.