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Is Washington state's spending blitz helping education?
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Does Increased Spending Make for Better Education? New Studies Say No

You've probably heard about Gov. Jay Inslee's proposal to tax bottled water and close loopholes to raise $200 million for education. Is throwing money at a situation going to make it better?

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Finley Schools to Run Levy in February, Will Help Underfunded Programs

By a unanimous vote the Finley School Board will be placing a two-year maintenance and operations (M&O) levy on the February 11th 2014 ballot.

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Obamacare could force Bristol Virginia to use temp agency for teachers
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Obamacare Could Force School District to Hire Substitutes from Temp Agency!

Good thing THIS Tri-Cities isn't here in Washington state, it's in Virginia.

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UNC denies in state tuition for veteran-considering it for illegals
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University Denies In-State Tuition Status to Veteran — Still Considering It for Illegals

The University of North Carolina is known for its basketball program, now it could be known for allegedly discriminating against military veterans.

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Should Teachers Be Allowed to Strike? — Survey of the Day

Chicago is in the midst of teacher strike that is affecting roughly 350,000 students.

There is some debate over whether the strike is permitted under Illinois law since the unions' list of grievances extends beyond pay and benefits -- which are the only issues they have the legal right to strike over.

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Do You Live in One of America’s Most ‘Well-Read’ Cities?

The people at Amazon have emerged yesterday with their annual list of the most well-read cities in America.

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Richland Super Inviting Public on Facilities Tour


Richland School District Superintendent Jim Busey is inviting community members to tour Richland School District’s facilities on Thursday, May 24, from 8:30 to 11:00 am. To learn about the current state of the facilities and what improvement options may b

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