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YVCC Hosts Disability Awareness Event

 

Yakima Valley Community College will celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) on October 15, 2014 from 11:30 a.m to 1:00 p.m. in the Hopf Union Building. Held each October and coordinated by the Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy, NDEAM is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the contributions of America’s workers with disabilities.

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Blue and Gold Day to Celebrate New Wapato High School

The Wapato School District has announced that Oct. 7 will be Blue and Gold Day throughout the district.

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High School Evacuated, Teen Arrested After Bomb Threat

Authorities say a high school in the small town of St. Helens, Oregon, was evacuated after a report that a student had put a small homemade bomb in his locker. The Oregon State Police bomb squad swept the school and found one device

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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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Washington State Supreme Court Grills Lawmakers

Based on the questions asked during a Washington Supreme Court hearing, it's anyone's guess what the court's next step will be toward fixing the way the state pays for education.

The court had told lawyers representing the Washington Legislature to appear in court Wednesday and explain why they had not set out a plan for fully paying for basic education, as they ordered in their 2012 McCleary decision

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Heritage University Opening Three New Buildings

In July 2012, a major fire hit Heritage University -- now this Friday the school in Toppenish will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony as they open three new buildings.

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State Supreme Court Reviewing Progress on Education Funding

The Washington Supreme Court is marking the beginning of school with a mandatory assembly for the Legislature on education finance.

The court has ordered lawmakers to come to court on Wednesday to explain why they haven't followed its orders to fix the way Washington pays for public education

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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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Research Says Kids Who Play Music Learn Better

If you have children in school you might want to encourage them to take up a musical instrument.

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Regional Teacher of the Year Spencer Martin
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Sunnyside Educator Named ESD 105 Regional Teacher of the Year

 

Sunnyside High School math, science and engineering teacher Spencer Martin was announced as the 2014  Educational Service District (ESD) 105 winner at a ceremony Tuesday morning.

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