Granger High School English teacher and soccer coach Stephanie King was recognized as Regional Teacher of the Year on Wednesday.
In the past, this report and the national test that it's based on played an important role in developing America's education policy: As some states, continued to post rising state test scores, the comparison study provided a fact check — showing that scores increased not because students were learning more, but because the tests were getting easier.
The state Board of Education will have a community forum in Yakima in September on graduation requirement changes in the state.
While graduation rates at the national and state level have improved in recent years, Yakima County has lagged.
Traffic on some streets surrounding Garfield Elementary School has been switched to one way after the city approved proposals to improve pedestrian and student safety.
A s the new school year draws near, teachers are preparing their classrooms and students are brushing up on skills like reading. Seems everyone is getting back-to-school ready.
School construction projects throughout the county are underway and on track with timelines.
Silhouettes of children from downtown Yakima trace the sidewalk of Sixth Street and East Lincoln Avenue in freshly laid paint, with vibrant geometric shapes serving as their background.
As the new school year quickly approaches, some high schools in Central Washington are zeroing in on how they can help ninth-graders be more successful.
West Valley School District administrators recommend hiring Chervenell Construction to build two new elementary schools.
Yakima’s anti-gang youth prevention pilot program has ended, with data showing marginal improvements in the behavior and academic achievement of the 10 youths involved.
The state board overseeing the rollout of a school employee benefits program in January finalized health insurance plans and premiums last week, ensuring an employee contribution range for Yakima participants of $13 to $98, depending on the plan.
The state Department of Children, Youth and Families saw minimal walkouts Thursday to protest new rules bringing in-home child care providers in line with larger child care centers.
Perry Technical Institute is about to sell its first home.
U.S. Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden toured the Yakima Central Library on Wednesday, exploring historical documents being preserved and digitized there.
At least 70 Yakima in-home child care providers are expected to close for the day Thursday to draw attention to new state rules for their businesses.