Education

“Who You Know” Earns You More Dough!
Could this be the proof we of modest means always knew was out there?  It’s not what you know, it’s who you know!  Because  considering your college education may put you on par informationally/intellectually with so-called “Rich kids&CloseCurlyDo…
College Kids Struggle To Stay Alert
How much sympathy do you have for sleepy college kids? It seems to be common knowledge that college students are not known for getting much sleep-for a variety of reasons.
From studying too much to partying too much, a lot of college students report being too tired to function...
Gov. Inslee Signs 2 Education Bills in Seattle
SEATTLE (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee signed two education bills in Seattle Wednesday, both aimed at helping disadvantaged kids get a better education.
He signed a measure that will help improve education for foster youth just after noon at a luncheon at the Seattle Sheraton. The...
Washington Makes The List Of Top Universities
Spring is here...Up next for your graduating student is Spring Break, final classes, a Summer job -you hope- and then off to college.  But which college?   The Center for World University Rankings used eight indicators including quality of education, alumni employment, and influence t…
Washington Still in the Middle in State Education Funding
SEATTLE (AP) — A new study shows Washington state is solidly in the middle of the nation in school funding. The state is 28th in the nation for per-student education dollars.
According to researchers at Rutgers University, Washington state government has not done a great job of catching up on s…
Washington Senate Passes Charter School Law Fix, 26-23
SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington Senate has voted to pass a fix to the state charter school law that lawmakers hope will pull the alternative public schools out of constitutional trouble.
The bill was passed in the House on Wednesday night and in the Senate on Thursday afternoon and now heads to t…
House Passes Bill Aimed at Reducing State Teacher Shortage
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington House has passed a bill that seeks to increase the number of public school teachers in the state, in response to a perceived shortage. House Bill 2573, passed on a vote of 92-6 on Wednesday, would require the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instructi…
State Senate OKs Compromise on Plan to Fix Education System
SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington state Senate on Tuesday passed a plan for fixing the way the state pays for education, mirroring a measure passed earlier in the state House.
Many lawmakers believe the bill will satisfy the Supreme Court's order to finish the work it demanded in its so-called…

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