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Washington’s 9 Charter Schools Get Ready To Open Their Doors

This fall, nine charter schools are opening their doors across Washington state.


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Ask An Expert: Overcoming First Day Of School Jitters

Overcoming first day jitters — whether for kindergarten or a new school — all starts with the parents, according to two counselors who weigh in on the subject.


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Study Finds WSU Has $3.4B Economic Impact In State

A new study says Washington State University generated more than $3.4 billion in economic impact within the state last year.

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Washington House Passes Bill To Expand High-Tech Education

The Washington House of Representatives has passed a bill that would expand access to computer science education.

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School Accused Of Forcing First-Grader To Sit Alone During Lunch Due To Tardiness

The family of a first-grader is raising concerns after the child was reportedly forced to sit alone during lunch due to tardiness.


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Alaska State Troopers: Man Threatened School

A 34-year-old Buckland man faces a terroristic threatening charge after troopers allege he threatened to shoot children at the local school.


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Homeless Camp Set Up Near Elementary School

A homeless camp has been set up near Cesar Chavez Elementary School.


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Study Says Home-Packed Lunches Less Nutritious Than School-Made Meals

A new study finds that what parents pack from home is often much worse than what’s offered at school.


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Pediatricians’ Rx For Schools: Later Start Times

Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.


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Time-Saving Tips For Healthy School Lunches

With creative planning and the right containers, packing a quick and healthy lunch can be as easy as ABC and 123!