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Southridge High School (KNDU-TV)
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Southridge High Briefly Locked Down Due to “Gun” Threat Tuesday

Turns out it was a very realistic looking BB gun - but other students, and officials had no way of knowing that. (Photo courtesy of KNDU-TV)

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Group says I-1351 won't help school performance issues
Group says I-1351 won't help school performance issues (Townsquare media image)
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I-1351 Will Not Reduce Class Sizes, Says Washington Policy Group

With all the discussion of the two gun measures on the November ballot, and the 4th. District Congressional Race,  this initiative isn't getting a large amount of attention.  But one notable group says it won't fulfill it's purpose.

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Kennewick School District looking for input
Kennewick School District looking for input
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Kennewick School District Seeks Name, Input for New Middle School

Next February, the Kennewick School District will ask voters to approve a bond that will build some new schools, and renovate two others.

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Seattle City Council Drops use of Columbus Day
Seattle City Council Drops use of Columbus Day (Photo by Dan Callister/Newsmakers)
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Seattle City Council Drops Columbus Day in Favor of “Indigenous Persons Day”

Because protestors say Christopher Columbus was a brutal tyrant towards the native peoples when he landed in 'America,'  Seattle City Council has changed the name.

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Portland Students Get School Extra Credit for Attending Biden Campaign Rally [VIDEO]

Perhaps a sign of what's wrong with the educational system?

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Kennewick school bus
Kennewick school bus (Townsquare media image)
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Tri-City, WA Schools Now Feeling Impact of Lost “No Child” Waiver

Now that schools are in full swing,  numerous reports are showing most Washington state school districts are being hurt by the state losing it's "No Child Left Behind" waiver earlier this year.

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Popular foreign language program sued by Washington State AG
Popular foreign language program sued by Washington State AG (Washington state legislative website)
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WA State AG Sues Pimsleur Langauge Program Company for Fraud

You've probably seen their ads on TV or on radio.  Now, they're getting sued for fraud.

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State Supreme Court could "redo" the budget?
State Supreme Court could "redo" the budget? (Washington.gov)
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State Supreme Court Holds Legislature in Contempt for Education Budget

Thursday, the Washington State Supreme Court, according to many critics, overstepped itself in holding the Legislature in 'contempt' for failing to live up to educational spending standards.

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Guess who someday will control everything your child is taught?
Guess who someday will control everything your child is taught? (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Common Core Nothing New — Concept Dates Back 100 Years

The term Progressive Education probably doesn't ring a bell,  but it's been quietly pushed since the last 1800's...now, it's called Common Core.

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Supply scam hitting schools across America, Washington state
Supply scam hitting schools across America, Washington state (Photo by G. Newman Lowrance/Getty Images)
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School Supply Scam Hitting Districts This Fall – WA Attorney General and BBB Get Involved

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has teamed up with Better Business Bureau officials to issue a warning to school districts in Washington state and around the Pacific Northwest.

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