public schools

Grant Programs for Homeless Students Approved by Senate
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Senate has passed a bill that would create grant programs to provide support for a rising number of homeless students.
House Bill 1682 passed on a 42-6 vote Thursday, and will head back to the House for consideration because it was amended in the Senate.
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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...