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Bush Awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to Harper Lee
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Harper Lee, Author of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ Has Died at 89

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee, died in her sleep Thursday night at the age of 89.

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Jeffrey Collingwood
Jeffrey Collingwood
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Should High Schools Teach Abstinence in Sex Ed?

Category: Education
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What You Don’t Know About That ‘Junk Food’ Your Kid’s School Is Serving

We've been hearing a lot about school lunches since Michelle Obama became First Lady. I thought her push was to get healthier lunches, but I noticed my kids are served a lot of pizza and nachos. I asked a lunch lady with the Richland School District and her answer blew me away.

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Pasco Schools respond to public disclosure issue (Getty Images)
Pasco Schools respond to public disclosure issue (Getty Images)
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Pasco Schools Respond to Citizen Claims of Campaign, Other Violations

Over the last three years, the Pasco School District and a citizen have locked horns on a number of issues, culminating with some investigating done by the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission (PDC). Tuesday, the district issued a statement on the matter.

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A Clean Sweep for Special Election, School Levies in Columbia Basin

From Richland to Patterson, from Finley to Kennewick, voters approved a series of levies and operational programs in Tuesday's special February election.

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Test Quiz
Chad Mcdermott
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High Schoolers May Take Fewer Standardized Tests

Good news if you're a high schooler in Washington. Up in Olympia, the state legislature passed a bill that will reduce the number of standardized tests high schoolers are required to take. 

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Category: Education, Events
Asian college student
Suprijono Suharjoto
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Portland College Students Using Sugar Daddies for Tuition?

Wow, if I knew about this website when I was at CBC, I may not have dropped out.

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Category: Education, Weird News
Tutor
Dennis Tokarzewski
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Why Don’t We Already Require Kids to Learn Cursive?

There's a new bill that proposes cursive be taught in Washington schools. What's taken so long?

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House approves bill stripping science test graduation requirement (WA State legislative website)
House approves bill stripping science test graduation requirement (WA State legislative website)
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Bill Would Strip Science Test Graduation Requirement in WA

The House of Representatives has tackled one of the thorny, controversial aspects facing current Washington state high school students.

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Juriah Mosin
Juriah Mosin
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10 of the Scariest Books Ever Written for Rainy Days

I find myself reading more in the winter. I've been in the mood to pick up a thriller so I did some research and compiled this list of the scariest books known to man...

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