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Published October 2nd, 2013 - 12:05AM
When two high school boys decided to change the world, it didn’t surprise them that their ideas might offend those aggrieved by a discussion of testicles.
Published September 30th, 2013 - 7:16AM
The power is out in the Orting area, so the Orting School District has canceled classes for Monday.
Published September 30th, 2013 - 12:05AM
Interest in charter schools has re-emerged in the South Sound.
Published September 30th, 2013 - 12:05AM
Sheridan Elementary School teacher Betsy Constantine is the winner of the Mona Bailey Teacher Leadership Award from Washington Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement.
Published September 30th, 2013 - 12:05AM
The National Merit Scholarship Corp. recently announced more than 1,600 black high school semifinalists in the 50th annual National Achievement Scholarship Program.
Published September 30th, 2013 - 12:05AM
Tacoma Public Schools will launch a text-message service beginning Tuesday to enhance communication with parents and guardians.
Published September 30th, 2013 - 12:05AM
The Clover Park School Board will begin its meeting and workshop on Monday at 4 p.m. instead of 5 p.m. as previously scheduled. The meeting will be held in Room 4 of the Student Services Center, 10903 Gravelly Lake Drive SW, Lakewood.
Published September 30th, 2013 - 12:05AM
The Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce and Tacoma Public Schools have formed a partnership to launch the Young Entrepreneurs Academy, an after-school program that will guide up to 24 high school students through the process of starting and running a business or social movement.
Published September 30th, 2013 - 12:05AM
The 2013-14 Impact Aid annual surveys will go home with Clover Park School District students Tuesday.
Published September 28th, 2013 - 8:05PM
Somebody ripped off a bronze plaque and cut down a tree planted at a Spanaway school in memory of a beloved teacher who died last year.
Published September 27th, 2013 - 6:51PM
The Computer Clubhouse of Tacoma and its international peers who are part of the Intel Computer Clubhouse Network will be featured as part of American Graduate Day 2013, which will premiere from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28.
Published September 27th, 2013 - 5:36PM

The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) is asking for input as new high school equivalency exams are being developed.

The state currently uses the GED test. But it wants professionals who work in adult literacy, basic skills education, and high school completion options, as well as interested community members, to attend presentations by potential vendors on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013. The presentations will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Brockey Conference Center, Room A, at South Seattle Community College, 6000 -16th Ave. SW, in West Seattle.

On Tuesday October 1, the state board will issue a request for information on the topic. The request will be available online at the Department of Enterprise Services contracting and purchasing web site

Published September 25th, 2013 - 8:17PM
The University of Washington Tacoma will host a community celebration Friday as part of its convocation ceremony welcoming students back to campus for the start of the new academic year.
Published September 25th, 2013 - 2:23AM
A new decision from the National Labor Relations Board allows a contentious case regarding union representation of contingent faculty members at Parkland’s Pacific Lutheran University to proceed to appeal.
Published September 24th, 2013 - 3:47PM
An Oregon grand jury has indicted the president of Federal Way’s school board for seven counts of felony theft, alleging he stole more than $150,000 worth of truck tires from a Portland-based tire store last year.
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