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YVCC Student Nominated for Statewide Transforming Lives Award

Yakima Valley Community College has nominated Analuisa Aguilera for a state Transforming Lives Award.

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St Paul’s Mardi Gras Promises Fund Raising Fun — Dave’s Diary

When it comes to Mardi Gras, New Orleans hasn't got anything on the St. Paul Cathedral School in Yakima!  Both promise a great time but only St. Paul's party will pay dividends for years to come!

Liz Gehlsen says the annual fundraiser will take place Feb

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New Strategy in School Discipline Showing Promising Results

In the last three years, Marcquees Banks has been taken out of class twice for getting into fights.

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Congress Starts 2015 Tackling Education on Monday

The state education budget isn't the only topic up for debate in Olympia this legislative season, but money for schools will likely dominate the conversation.

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YVCC to Host Financial Aid Information Session

Yakima Valley Community College will host a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)/Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA) information session on Jan. 20 from 6-8 p.m. in the Hopf Union Building on YVCC's Yakima campus.

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YVCC Alumni Association Seeking Nominations for Alumnus of the Year

 

The Yakima Valley Community College Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the annual Distinguished Alumnus Award. The award will be presented at the YVCC commencement ceremony in June.

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State-Funded Preschools Yielding Higher Test Scores, Study Finds

SEATTLE (AP) — A new study shows low-income kids from Washington state who go to a state-supported preschool are likely to do better academically than their peers at least through fifth grade.

Researchers found Washington state's Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program has a positive impact on third-, fourth- and fifth-grade test scores, which were given five or six years after the students were in preschool

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Cash For College – Heritage Can Help

That’s encouraging-  an event at Heritage University to help students learn how to get thousands of dollars to pay for college—and it’s free.

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Inslee Calls for School Levy Reform

When the Washington Supreme Court told the Legislature it needed to fix the way the state pays for public schools, it also ordered lawmakers to stop relying so much on local levy dollars to pay for basic education

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State’s First Charter School Under Scrutiny from Commission

The statewide charter commission has rejected a corrective action plan from the state's first charter school, which has been struggling since it opened in September.

The commission's executive director told The Seattle T

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