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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray OKs skipping school for Seahawks' parade

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray OKs skipping school for Seahawks' parade

If you're a young kid in Seattle you probably love the city's mayor, Ed Murray.

Why?

He thinks you should be allowed to skip school without punishment in order to attend the Seahawks' Super Bowl parade on Wednesday.

Murray's statement seemed to help sway Seattle Public Schools superintendent Jose Banda to change his stance on the issue. Banda initially said that academics should come first and that any student who skipped school for the parade would be dinged for an unexcused absence.

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