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Published September 23rd, 2013 - 4:52PM
Radio producer Dave Isay, founder of the "StoryCorps" oral history project and author of "Listening Is an Act of Love," is the convocation speaker tonight at The Evergreen State College Tacoma.
Published September 23rd, 2013 - 12:05AM
With a pair of school levies expiring next year, the Tacoma School Board will seek comment on two tax proposals at its Sept. 26 and Oct. 10 meetings before deciding whether to ask voters to approve them in a February election.
Published September 23rd, 2013 - 12:05AM
Jennie Reed Elementary School in Tacoma received an iPad learning lab last week that allows teachers to bridge home and school technologies and streamlines the management of classroom iPad devices.
Published September 23rd, 2013 - 12:05AM
The All Bethel Community Day is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Spanaway Lake High School, 1305 168th St. E.
Published September 23rd, 2013 - 12:05AM
Young-eon Kim from Charles Wright Academy was recently awarded the grand prize in the 2013 Washington Apple Education Foundation Year of the Apple Art Contest. The contest encourages art students in kindergarten through 12th grade to seek inspiration from Washington’s biggest agricultural crop.
Published September 23rd, 2013 - 12:05AM
Tacoma Public Schools recently revamped its year-old online student information system, Home Access Center, based on parent feedback. The system allows parents to access children’s grades, test scores, class work and attendance.
Published September 23rd, 2013 - 12:05AM
KPLU radio station is currently accepting applications for participation in the KPLU School of Jazz program open only to high school jazz students. The goal of the program is to work with diverse schools and jazz programs — those with award-winning high jazz bands, those who crave mentoring, and/or those who want the experience of recording a CD.
Published September 22nd, 2013 - 12:05AM
A transcript of President John F. Kennedy's speech Sept. 27, 1963, at Tacoma's Cheney Stadium.
Published September 22nd, 2013 - 12:05AM
They expected 12,000, but more than double that showed up, encouraged by record fall temperatures, an early release from schools and colleges, and a chance to see a president anointed with rock-star status before there were even many of those.
Published September 22nd, 2013 - 12:05AM
Tacoma Public Schools will submit a second letter of intent to state officials, indicating the district’s renewed interest in possibly becoming an authorizer of charter schools. But the soonest a charter school could open in Tacoma with the district’s blessing is still two years away.
Published September 20th, 2013 - 11:28PM
On Friday, kids, teachers and parents from Wilkeson Elementary got a close-up look at the origin of their landmark school building when they took a tour of the Wilkeson Sandstone Quarry.
Published September 19th, 2013 - 12:40PM
Several of Pierce County's colleges have been recognized as "military friendly" schools by Victory Media.
Published September 19th, 2013 - 12:24PM
Clover Park Technical College will hold a grand opening at 2 p.m. Friday for its new Health Sciences Facility.
Published September 18th, 2013 - 8:31PM
Derik Nelson, a guitarist from the TV show "Glee,"  will play a pop/rock concert at the Sumner School District Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Thursday Sept. 19.
Published September 18th, 2013 - 8:26PM
Three Puyallup School District programs will have a new address on South Hill, while the district also plans to buy property near Sparks Stadium in downtown Puyallup to expand practice fields there.
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