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Parental Expectations Come True in the Classroom — Dave’s Diary

School's out for summer! Have you checked the year-end report cards? What were your expectations, and did you know your expectations probably affected your young students more than you realized?

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Count The Ways Sesame Street Helps Educate Kids — Dave’s Diary

I saw a commercial the other day for the new Muppets TV show coming this fall.  Who doesn’t love the Muppets!  A new study now shows all the time our kids were watching them on Sesame Street they really were learning, not just being babysat by the TV.

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New WSU Wine Center Named for Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — The new Wine Science Center at Washington State University's Tri-Cities campus will bear the name of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, the state's largest wine maker...

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Found SAT Tests

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — More than 200 Virginia students probably won't have to retake their SAT exams after all: Officials who blamed UPS for losing the box of tests say it's been found at the school...

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WSU Athletes Score Well in Class

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The NCAA has released its latest Academic Progress Rate for student-athletes and Washington State teams recorded six perfect scores...

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High School Participation In Sports Translates To Success In Life – Dave’s Diary

 The seniors will be graduating soon making room for the incoming freshmen and the next crop of high school athletes.  It would seem that playing a high school sport means more than getting easy A’s and a date with the homecoming queen. Playing high school sports could be the key to adult success.

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Getting A Jump On Education Planning – Dave’s Diary

I have to hand it to the Wapato School District.  They are always looking ahead and looking for ways to keep parents involved in their kid’s education. Here is the official word on the latest and most delicious idea.

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10-Grand Coming To Promote Health & Learning For Valley Kids – Dave’s Diary

The nation’s largest philanthropy dedicated solely to health is throwing some of its monetary muscle to a Yakima group aimed at improving health and early learning for Yakima Valley children...

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Cell Phone Ban In School Dials In Higher Grades – Dave’s Diary

The cell phone is an awesome piece of technology.  The question I have is this – could the success of the cell phone contribute to the end of the cell phone?  

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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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