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The Importance of Reading to Kids Can’t Be Overstated — Dave’s Diary

In my role as grandfather ("G-Pop") to my 11-month-old grandson, Jackson, I'm busy researching all the parenting info I somehow managed to miss (HA!) and am happily force feeding to Jackson's mom, my daughter Sarah.

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CareerBuilder Says Starting Salaries Are On The Rise – Dave’s Diary

For many college graduates the four years of fun and information at the U of X creates great memories and an even great debt.  In recent years, lower starting wages for grads have been a have been a poor graduation present to those bent on getting ahead.

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High School Sports Indicate Future Economic Success — Dave’s Diary

There are parents who want to relive their glory days by forcing their kids into sport and then living vicariously through them.  That’s lame and totally unfair to the kids.  BUT if you could convince without coercion , then playing a high school sport could be the key to adult success.

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Category: Education, Sports
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Want To Teach? Heritage Wants To Help With Lower Tuition

Good economic news for Washington’s college students. The Legislature is working on a couple of versions of a state budget that include a significant reduction in tuition at the state’s colleges and universities. Now they have some company.

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Category: Education
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Safety Zone Flagger Training Back at YVCC

Yakima Valley Community College will offer an all-day Flagger Certification Training on April 17.

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YVCC to Hold Aerospace Machining Technology Open House

Yakima Valley Community College will give prospective students a look at the program on April 17.

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Teach Your Children Well, But Don’t Lose Perspective — Dave’s Diary

A familiar idiom is “the apple doesn’t fall very far from the tree,” which basically means it isn’t a surprise when kids turn out like their parents.

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Category: Education, Families
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How Well Do You Know World Flags?

Lately the story of UC Irvine's discussion of banning the U.S. flag on campus has been in the news.

The short-lived rule has been vetoed at the school, but meantime, let's take a lighter look at countries' flags and how well you know them...

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Highland Schools Announce Bond Rally

You could call it a rite of Spring,  Just as the sparrows return to Capistrano and the buzzards fly back to Hinkley, local school districts scramble and supporters rally on behalf of bonds for their schools and kids...

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Category: Education
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It’s National Anthem Day

Today, March 3, is National Anthem Day. How well do you know the history of our national anthem and flag?
Courtesy of the Smithsonian.

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