Latest Yakima School District Stories

2014-03-11 23:31:57

Yakima School District 7 in Yakima, WA, required accurate and up-to-date information for all students before the first day of school and maintaining a complete collection of students’ medical

2008-09-24 09:00:37

By Donean Brown Status of schools listed as needing improvement Schools that fail to meet standards under the federal No Child Left Behind Act are placed on a list composed of five levels with the fifth step being the most improvement needed.

2008-09-09 12:00:31

By Jane Gargas She would have loved it. The gentle slide, the gradually sloping steps, the crossbars just the right height. The Nedra Callard Joy in the Lives of Children Memorial Playground -- also called, "A Children's Garden" -- at McClure School would have pleased Callard immensely.

2008-09-02 15:00:23

By James Joyce III State education officials Thursday morning released the list of schools that failed to meet federal guidelines for adequate yearly progress. Thirty percent of the schools facing the most severe sanctions are in the Yakima Valley area.

2008-07-25 12:01:05

By James Joyce III, Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jul. 25--Employers and educators throughout the Yakima Valley and elsewhere in Central Washington have a few concerns they would like addressed.

2008-07-02 12:01:01

By Jobetta Hedelman Two local schools receive funding for reading program YAKIMA -- Two Yakima elementary schools are among 15 in the state to receive first time federal funding to run the Reading First program.

2008-06-30 21:02:40

By James Joyce III, Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jun. 30--YAKIMA -- In a brief meeting with Yakima school district officials today, Rep. Doc Hastings of Pasco heard first-hand the impact that high fuel prices are having on schools.

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