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Student Free Speech Bill Dies in the House
OLYMPIA  (AP) — A measure aimed to protect high school and college students' rights to publish and speak freely in school-sponsored media did not make it out of the House Education Committee before a key Wednesday deadline.
Republican Sen...
High School in Border Town Closed After Explosion
BELLINGHAM (AP) — Officials say a high school near the Canadian border will remain closed for an undetermined length of time after an electrical explosion caused damage and briefly knocked out power to 600 customers.
The Bellingham Herald reports the blast happened Wednesday night, closing all …
Lawmaker, Teaching Coach Vie for State Superintendent Post
SPOKANE (AP) — Randy Dorn is stepping down after eight years as state superintendent of public instruction, and two Democrats are vying to replace him as head of all aspects of the state's K-12 public education system.
The nonpartisan job pays $132,000 a year, and oversees some $9 billion …
Officials say School will Keep ‘Midget’ Name, Mascot
FREEBURG, Ill. (AP) — Athletes at a southern Illinois high school will keep the nickname Freeburg Midgets, despite the objections of a group representing people with dwarfism who find the name offensive.
About 500 people gathered at the Freeburg Community High School late Thursday to urge the s…
Merle Haggard is Awarded High School Diploma
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Merle Haggard finally has his high school diploma at the age of 78. The Bakersfield Californian reports Bakersfield High School principal David Reese presented Haggard with a diploma Saturday before Haggard's show in Bakersfield...
Ike Class of ’63 Reunion
The Eisenhower High School Class of 1963 is celebrating their 50 year Reunion on Saturday, August 24th at the Red Lion Inn Garden Terrace Room at 607 E. Yakima Avenue from 7:00 P.M. to Midnight.
More Than 100 Students Kicked Off Plane For Misbehavior
What should've been a fun vacation trip from New York to Atlanta turned nightmarish on Monday morning when an airline kicked a group of 101 Yeshiva students and their eight chaperones off a plane for being rambunctious. The school, however, says the incident was blown way out of proportion and …

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