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Tuition assistance program restored
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Military Tuition Assistance Program Reinstated – Was Earlier Victim of Sequester

Here's some good news for Oregon and Washington military personnel.

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Gonzaga taking heat for blocking student club
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Gonzaga University Under Fire for Banning Knights of Columbus Club

A Catholic university is refusing to allow students to form a Knights of Columbus chapter because you have to be Catholic to join.

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The school's new location at 1315 W. Fourth Ave.
The school's new location at 1315 W. Fourth Ave.
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Phoenix High School Is Relocating to New Building

Phoenix High School is relocating for the 2013-2014 school year. The $1.65 million construction project is currently underway at 1315 W. Fourth Ave in Kennewick.

This new space will be home to both Phoenix and

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Rep. Hastings blasts funding cuts due to sequestration
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Rep. Hastings Blasts School Cuts Impacting Yakima, Walla Walla After Sequestration

The White House has retroactively suspended a school, emergency services and infrastructure funding program.

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Pendleton Educators to School Oregon Govenor John Kitzhaber

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber is making a trip to Pendleton to visit the offices of the InterMountain Education Service March 19 to learn more the Eastern Promise, Early Leaning Initiative and the Umatilla County Wraparound.

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New legislative bill could greatly affect lower-performing students
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New Laws Could Require Washington Kids to Repeat Grades or Attend Summer School

The Washington State Senate by overwhelming measures approved two new education bills.

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Proposed rendition of renovated Wa-Hi
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Walla Walla School District Delays Bond Request to Renovate Walla Walla High

After residents voted down a bond measure to improve Walla Walla schools, the delayed a similar bond to renovate the high school and has not said when another will be put before voters.

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Kennewick School District having to play the waiting game
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More Kennewick Schools Could Go to All-Day Kindergarten

The Kennewick School District is hoping to expand it's all-day Kindergarten program to a number of elementary schools. It must wait to see what the state legislature does this spring.

District Spokesperson Lorraine Cooper told Newstalk 870:
"We are waiting on the state legislature to pass a budget and until they do we can’t say for certain how much additional funding there will be for all-day Kindergarten

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Dream Act passes committee in WA House
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Dream Act Could Come to Washington Giving Financial Aid to Illegal Immigrants

It's already cleared one hurdle in the Washington legislature.

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Boardman, OR school teacher will be investigated for alleged diaper punishment
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Did an Oregon Kindergarten Teacher Make Students Wear Diapers as Punishment?

Morrow County officials say there's not enough evidence to charge a Boardman elementary school teacher.

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