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YVCC to Host Flagger Training in December

Yakima Valley Community College will hold another flagger certification training on Dec. 19 on its Yakima campus.

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Parents Lying on School Forms in California

When Nieves Garcia signed up her bilingual daughter for kindergarten, she wrote down that her family only spoke English at home.

Garcia and other parents acknowledge lying on a home language survey required to enroll their children in public school to avoid having their kids classified as English learners

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YVCC Offers New High School 21+ Program

 

Yakima Valley Community College will offer a new program for individuals over 21 years of age who want to earn their high school diplomas -- High School 21+ begins in January 2015.

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YVCC Has Openings in Nursing Assistant Certificate Program

Yakima Valley Community College is currently enrolling students for their Nursing Assistant Certificate (NAC) program. Classes begin in winter 2014 at the Yakima Campus.

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YVCC Offering New Aerospace Engineering Tech Degree

 

Interested potential students can learn more about the program at a Nov. 7 open house.

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Washington State Top Ten In Managing Student Loan Debt – Dave’s Diary

The high cost of college is catching up with a lot of people and default on loans is all too common.

Utah is the best and Rhode Island is the worst state in the country when it comes to student loan debt according to WalletHub’s in-depth analysis found in  2014’s Best and Worst States for Student Debt. Washington state is doing better than average at 6th place.

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Make Sure Disaster Planning Includes Your Pets

 

Although the Yakima Valley doesn't experience extreme weather conditions like other areas of the country, a real disaster, either natural or man-made, could happen. Don't forget about your pets when putting together your emergency plan.

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YVCC Hosts Disability Awareness Event

 

Yakima Valley Community College will celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) on October 15, 2014 from 11:30 a.m to 1:00 p.m. in the Hopf Union Building. Held each October and coordinated by the Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy, NDEAM is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the contributions of America’s workers with disabilities.

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School Safety Summit Discusses Several Topics

How do school officials keep kids safe in a violent situation? How do officials deal with a bully? Two of the many questions that were answered during a school safety summit held at YV Tech Thursday.

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School Safety A Top Priority For ESD 105 — Dave’s Diary

We've all seen the horrific images of school shootings on the news.  Maybe we've seen too much in our efforts to keep it from happening again.

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