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Five Ways To Lose Weight While You Sleep
Here’s a new one – weight loss in the New Year!
Ok, not so new but maybe some of these ideas can help you in your quest to slim down in 2016.
Reader's Digest discovered five ways to lose weight while you sleep!
1. Fit protein in before bed...
Washington State Faces Shortage of Teachers, Substitutes
A new survey shows principals across the state are in "crisis mode" because of a shortage of substitute and full-time teachers.
The Yakima Herald reports that the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction found that 58 percent of elementary school principals, 50 percent of middle s…
Winter Weather Cancels Wapato Public Schools Afternoon Programs
Winter Weather Cancels Wapato Public Schools Afternoon WELCOME PreSchool                                                                Session and More
December 17, 2015.
The continued winter weather has prompted Wapato Public Schools to cancel its afternoon WELCOME Preschool session, as well as its …
Obama to Sign Sen. Murray’s Education Law
SEATTLE (AP) — President Obama is expected today to sign a new U.S. education law co-written by U.S. Sen. Patty Murray. Murray says the law will benefit her home state by lifting the punishment the federal government has held over Washington's public schools for the past year...
Washington’s First Charter School to go Back to Private
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington's first charter school has decided to go back to being a tuition-free private school.
In the wake of a Washington Supreme Court decision that the state's charter school law is unconstitutional, all nine charter schools have been scrambling to find a way to ke…
Washington Prepaid Tuition Program Refunds
SEATTLE (AP) — More than $63 million in refunds from Washington's prepaid tuition program have been processed so far and state officials say that number will continue to grow. About 8,669 people out of 130,000 savers have asked for their money back from the Guaranteed Education Tuition pr…
Washington Principals Call Teacher Shortage ‘Crisis’
SEATTLE (AP) — Principals across Washington are saying the current teacher shortage has reached a "crisis" and is placing severe strain on schools.
KOMO-TVreports that in a survey of 730 principals representing 35 percent of the state's public schools, 80 percent of principals said they hav…
Washington State Student Named a Rhodes scholars
SEATTLE (AP) — A Yale University student from Washington state has been named a Rhodes scholar. Mason Ji of Shoreline is among the 32 American students chosen as Rhodes scholars for 2016. Ji is a senior majoring in global affairs. His senior thesis focuses on East-West dialogue and dispute res…
There Is A Better Bedtime For Your Kids
It seems like no matter how tired they are, most kids simply don’t want to go to bed and will holdout as long as possible. Indulgent parents may fudge the “official” bedtime a bit depending on what’s going on and what time the kids need to …
Music Rivals Reading For Best Childhood Development
Want to help your child or grandchild succeed in school and life? Buy them a piano! Ok, that’s an exaggeration, but bringing music into their lives at a young age can make all the difference.
It’s like a Geico commercial—did you know reading to a child helps make…

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