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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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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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Kennewick Kids Won’t Take Tests, May Cost the Schools Money!

While adults argue about Common Core, standardized testing, curriculum and other issues, 11th graders across the state have noticed there is no punishment for skipping the standardized tests, and many of their parents don't care anyway. But now schools may be punished.

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You’ll NEVER Guess Where Highest-Paid Teachers in the Mid Columbia Work

If you guessed Richland, Kennewick, Pasco or Walla Walla you'd be wrong...

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New Federal Education Law Could Mean $2 MILLION for Tri-Cities Schools!

No Child Left Behind is dead and gone. This week Congress passed "Every Student Succeeds Act" to replace it. Mandated testing is still in place, but not as much, and school districts will no longer lose huge amounts of money for failing the tests. That could mean a big windfall for Mid Columbia districts!

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Vladimir Cetinski
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Coin Flip Decides Richland Election After 12,300 Votes End in Dead Tie

Brett Amidan will be the new member of the Richland School Board after a coin toss at the Benton County Auditor's office in Prosser.

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Walla Walla Schools seeking input on possible later start times. (Townsquare Media)
Walla Walla Schools seeking input on possible later start times. (Townsquare Media)
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Walla Walla District Seeks Input on Later School Start Times

It's already been approved in the City of Seattle School District, now Walla Walla wants parents input.

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Seattle approves later start times for schools (Getty Images)
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Seattle School Board Approves Later Start Times

At first glance, some might think it's a controversial idea. But apparently (at least in Seattle) there's some evidence to support the idea.

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Women’s Educational Group To Host Pancake Fundraiser This Saturday

Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) plans to hold a pancake fundraiser from 8-10 a.m. at the Richland Applebee's on November 7th...

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Should Mid Columbia High Schools Start an Hour Later? [POLL]

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