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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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YVCC Changes Truck Driver Training Fall Dates

 

The training to be held at Yakima Valley Community College's Grandview Campus has been moved back approximately six weeks, to start on Oct. 20.

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Heritage Fest Kicks Off Friday With Open House, Music & More –Dave’s Diary

David Wise is enthusiastic about his job promoting Heritage University.  A month of activities gets underway this weekend starting with the ribbon cutting for a new look for Heritage.

 Here is the game plan for Friday September 5

Lawn in front of the new Dining Commons

1:00 p.m.

Dedication

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Controversial Common Core Standards Progressing in Washington

Despite opposition from many Washington teachers and their union about new national education standards and the tests that will judge how they are being taught, the state is ploughing ahead with its plans to embrace Common Core.

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Reward For Grades But Not With Cash — Dave’s Diary

Back to school and back to the bank? A question many parents will be wrestling with in the weeks to come is, should they pay money to their kids for good grades? Some view paying kids for good grades as an incentive while others see it as a bribe.

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Hey Students: Higher GPA Today Equals Bigger Paycheck Tomorrow — Dave’s Diary

It's about time to send the kids back to the books so they can make the big bucks later on -- there really is a connection.

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YVCC Announces Openings in Nursing Assistant Certificate Program

Yakima Valley Community College is offering an opportunity for people interested in finding a career in the health care industry.

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No Cupcakes For You! Love, the Nanny State — Dave’s Diary

As a parent of a 5 1/2-year-old girl headed off to kindergarten in a couple of weeks, I’m excited for all the milestones of her early academic experience -- and that includes cupcakes, doggone it!

Now Washington state is in the news again for lame school district decisions

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White Coat Means Green Light for Heritage P.A. Students — Dave’s Diary

 It’s out of the classroom and in to the real world--textbooks aside and hands on patients for the students of Heritage University’s new Physician Assistant Educational Program.

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