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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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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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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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Funding Socially Disadvantaged Farmers, Record Setting Cattle Numbers

  • USDA has made available $400,000 in funding to establish the Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Policy Research Center.

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Construction on Zaepfel Stadium on Track for November Opening

Zaepfel Stadium in Yakima is getting a major makeover.

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YVCC Hosts Truck Driving Training Course in Grandview

Ever wanted to drive a big rig? Here's a chance for you to get the training you need.

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L&I Looking for Farmers to Teach Next Generation

Imagine being able to pass on your knowledge about farming to an intern.

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Nearly 500 Kids Getting Free Bikes Saturday

Another year is in the books for the P.A.C.E., or Perfect Attendance Creates Excellence, program run by Bud Clary Toyota of Yakima.

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