OLYMPIA — Driven by expensive mandates to fund education, the governor’s proposed $39 billion biennium budget — and the slew of new taxes he’d create to fund it — will be the hottest topic during the state’s 2015 legislative session, which begins Monday.
WENATCHEE — Local day care took a big hit last year when government budget cuts and tax problems combined to close two daycare facilities serving about 50 children, nearly all from low-income families.
WENATCHEE — Finding teaching jobs in foreign countries has long been a popular way for professionals to put their education to good use while exploring distant lands. For a variety of reasons, several have ventured afar from the unlikely origin of Cashmere Middle School, although the school is hardly unique in that regard. Currently, four from Cashmere are now working at one foreign school, the Colegio Los Nogales in Bogota, Colombia. Several other former Cashmere teachers have recently taught elsewhere in the world.
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WENATCHEE — There were plenty of angry comments on the Wenatchee World’s Facebook page and emails this past weekend in response to the findings of a Wenatchee School District investigation of alleged rapes that occurred on a Sept. 6 freshman football team bus ride.
This is the first year for the “Cops & Kids” program where 41 Wenatchee School District kids are paired up with local enforcement officers and sent through Hooked on Toys to buy for themselves and relatives.
BRIDGEPORT — Bridgeport High School reopened this morning after teachers worked through the day Tuesday to clean up massive damage left by vandals Sunday night. The damage closed the school Monday and Tuesday.