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Compass High closing in Yakima Valley (KNDU-KNDO-TV)
Compass High closing in Yakima Valley (KNDU-KNDO-TV)
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Grandview, Yakima Valley, Dropping Alternative High School After This Year

We in the Tri-Cities are blessed with more than one alternative high school, where students can pursue non-traditional educational platforms. But up in the Yakima Valley, one city is losing theirs.

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Nation Goes To The Polls In Contentious Presidential Election Between Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump
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Do You Understand How the Electoral College Works?

Are you upset on the outcome of the election? I know a lot of people feel like their voice was not heard so you must understand the Electoral College system...

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Study says newspaper candidate endorsements don't matter anymore (Getty Images)
Study says newspaper candidate endorsements don't matter anymore (Getty Images)
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Study Says Newspaper Candidate Endorsements Don’t Matter Anymore

The trend has been growing in this direction for a number of years.

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Maegan Murray
Maegan Murray
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Othello High School’s Greatest Teachers of All Time

Not long ago alumni of Othello High School collectively listed their favorite teachers of all time and here are some of the recurring names on that list!

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Category: Education, Newsletter
Ancient Italian map of the voyages of Columbus, from 1510 (Getty Images)
Ancient Italian map of the voyages of Columbus, from 1510 (Getty Images)
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No More Columbus Day in Yakima-What’s Replacing It?

Apparently a growing number of communities across the country are dropping Columbus Day in favor of celebrations often referred to as "Indigenous People's Day".

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Should Washington state pass a carbon tax or not?(Getty Images)
Should Washington state pass a carbon tax or not?(Getty Images)
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What Do You Know About I-732, The Carbon Tax Initiative? Find out Here

Much of the election attention in Washington state has been focused on minimum wage and other workforce issues, including I-1433, which would raise the minimum wage statewide, and force all businesses to offer paid sick leave, regardless of the number of workers. But there's another measure on the ballot that's going to affect all Washintonians.

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Seattle schools swap elementary, high school start times (Getty Images)
Seattle schools swap elementary, high school start times (Getty Images)
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Seattle Schools See Success From Letting Teens Sleep In, Kiddies Go Earlier

A year removed from swapping the school start times for elementary and high school children, the Seattle School District says it's been a success.

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Renewed calls for school bus traffic cameras (Getty Images)
Renewed calls for school bus traffic cameras (Getty Images)
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Use of Bus Cameras to Catch School Zone Violators Growing

Some say it's a great tool, others say it's a violation of 'rights' and entrapment.

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Protest now being copies at some high schools (Getty Images)
Protest now being copies at some high schools (Getty Images)
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Garfield, Heads Up! Here’s How New Jersey Will Deal with H.S. Anthem “Kneelers”

It started with Kaepernick, now it's spread. You might have seen the Fox Sports national story about Garfield H.S. in South Seattle, who's players knelt before the anthem Friday night, in protest over the flag and perceived 'social injustice.' One Garfield player was quoted as saying the flag disrespect issue is a "smokescreen," showing how little he really understands the big picture.

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ITT tech shuts campuses in WA (Getty Images)
ITT tech shuts campuses in WA (Getty Images)
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ITT Tech Shuts Down, Hundreds in Washington State Affected

Nearly 1,000 WA students enrolled or taking courses at legendary tech school ITT Tech will lose their educational path, at least for now.

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