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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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Softball Coach Resigns After Asking Students To Find ‘Cute Girls’

A local high school teacher submitted his resignation after it was discovered that he asked his students to find him dates.

03/10/2013

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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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Wash. Middle School Students Arrested For Pot

Two 13-year-old middle school students in Walla Walla have been arrested for marijuana possession.

12/06/2012

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Teacher Accused Of Punishing Students With Face Painting

A teacher is under investigation after allowing some of her fourth-grade students to paint the faces of their classmates as a form of punishment.

11/19/2012

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Best of This Weekend in Seattle November 2 – 4

It’s November already! Time to think of holiday shopping, festivals and fun! Here’s what’s happening this weekend in Seattle.

10/30/2012

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Pro Charter School TV Ads to Start Running Friday

The group promoting an initiative that would bring charter schools to Washington began running its first TV ad in the state on Friday.

10/12/2012

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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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WA Students Beat National Average in Science

Washington eighth graders did better than the national average on a science test that is given to kids across the country.

05/11/2012

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Nonprofit WA STEM Celebrates Progress

A campaign to help Washington kids go from fearing — and sometimes flunking — math and science to embracing careers that require technical skills is celebrating its first anniversary this week. So far, nonprofit Washington STEM has given out $3 million for programs that will reach about 16,000 children around the state, and is reporting modest, but measurable progress.

05/01/2012

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