The University of Washington to create new school choice initiative

Washington (AP) – The University and Tacoma Public Schools announced plans Monday to create a new school-choice initiative that will allow students to opt out of public schools if they want to.Tacoma Public Schools Superintendent David Tatum says the initiative will allow parents to choose which schools to send their children to and to offer …

Why the beaver lake controversy has reached the national spotlight

DORLAND, Wash.— The beaver is back in the water.The lake is now a breeding ground for beavers and other critters.Dorland school district officials announced Tuesday that beavers were once again in the lake and were once more allowed to play there.Students and staff members were allowed to use the lake during the summer months.Dormark schools …

Which schools are getting the most funding from the Turnbull government?

Education Minister Simon Birmingham has made a commitment to get every school funded, including for children with disabilities, a policy which has sparked concerns about funding levels.The Coalition has also announced a $5.8 million boost to primary and secondary school funding, as well as $100 million for community schools, with most schools slated to receive …

Dental hygeneist school to receive state funding

Dental Hygienists (DHS) in Pennsylvania will be eligible for state funding, as the state prepares to release a list of schools receiving federal funding.The list of school districts receiving the funding is expected to be released by the end of the month, and will include dental hygenists and other schools that are accredited by the …