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Thousands May Not Graduate Because Of State Math Test

Thousands of high school students in Washington’s Class of 2013 don’t know yet if they will get a diploma later this spring because they have not yet met the state’s newest graduation requirement: a math exam.

CBS Seattle–04/14/2013

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Best Mid-Winter Break Activities for Kids and Teens in Seattle

Want to keep the kids busy during Mid-Winter Break? If you don’t want them sitting in front of the television, get them learning and playing at one of these February camps!

01/28/2013

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Study: Many Washington Kids Not Ready For Kindergarten

Washington education officials who are struggling to help high school students pass a statewide math exam may want to take a close look at the first results from a new kindergarten readiness test.

CBS Seattle–01/18/2013

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Guide to Seattle’s Earshot Jazz Festival

Seattle’s annual Earshot Jazz Festival returns Friday, October 12 and continues through Sunday, November 4 with more than 50 distinctive concert events in venues all around the city, and special guests like Grammy winning artist Branford Marsalis.

10/03/2012

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Local High School Teacher Named Best In State

A science teacher at Zillah High School has been named Washington’s 2013 teacher of the year!

09/17/2012

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WA Students Show Math and Science Improvement

Statewide test results released Wednesday show more Washington state students are passing their science and math exams, but reading scores are down at some grade levels.

08/29/2012

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Back To School Prep: For Elementary, Middle & High School Students

The first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.

08/01/2012

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Toppenish Principal is Finalist for National Award

The principal of Toppenish High School is a finalist for a national principal of the year award.

07/09/2012

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Guide to Graduation Party Planners

If your teen is gearing up for high school graduation, planning a big party may feel like an overwhelming task. Fortunately, Seattle has some great locally owned and operated companies where catering to high school grads is just their thing! Here are some fun ideas for your next big celebration.

05/30/2012

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Best Teen Summer Camps in Puget Sound

Looking for a fun and challenging adventure for your teen this summer? Whether it’s wilderness survival, crew rowing, drama, or computer design, your teen will have a great summer at one of our favorite camps.

04/10/2012

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