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Tutoring Program Links Whitman, Walla Walla Students

Tutoring Program Links Whitman, Walla Walla Students

Lorah Steichen November 7, 2013

Whitman students need jobs; the Walla Walla School District needs support. The America Reads America Counts (ARAC) program forms a partnership between the college and the school district that simultaneously...

A Different Kind of Internship

Tristan Gavin August 29, 2013

When I told my friends what my summer plan was, many of them expressed to me how challenging it sounded. This came from friends doing chemistry and biology research I could not even begin to describe to...

Schools Should Be Judged by Their Covers

Sayda Morales March 7, 2013

The middle school that I attended, KIPP Academy, occupied half a floor of a building that housed two other public schools. And even though the other kids joked that KIPP stood for "kids in prison program,"...

Good Schools Should Be a Rule, Not an Exception

Good Schools Should Be a Rule, Not an Exception

Sayda Morales February 21, 2013

In the previous election, Washington's Proposition 1240, the initiative introducing 40 public charter schools to Washington State over the next five years, was ratified by only a .38 percent margin....

Mariposa program helps Latina elementary school students thrive

Maegan Nelson October 11, 2012

As local elementary school students settle into routines for the new school year, programs are beginning to look forward to integrating themselves into these student's lives. One program, Mariposa, seeks...

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