Education

2019 Legislature: Reps. Steele, Goehner on Snowfall, Transportation, School Bonds

12th District State Representatives Mike Steele and Keith Goehner join Dan Langager every Friday on the KOHO Morning Show during the 2019 legislative session in Olympia. Today they talk about the snow storms in Olympia leading to committee cancellations, but Steele said it won’t impact bill deadlines. Steele also talks about the Education Committee and…

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2019 Legislature: Sex Education in Public Schools

Washington state law requires annual HIV/AIDS Prevention Education beginning in grade 5. Any sex health education beyond HIV/AIDS prevention is up to the individual school districts. A new bill seeks to change that. Marcus Bellissimo reports.

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Special Election Results: Cascade Medical, School Levies All Passing

Yesterday was Special Election Day, with levies on ballots across Chelan and Douglas Counties. Upper Wenatchee Valley voters said Yes to Cascades Medical Center’s EMS and Ambulance levy renewal; it’s passing by nearly 80 percent. Both levies for the Manson School District – a replacement educational programs and operations levy, and capital levy – are…

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Wenatchee Jazz Workshop Connects Student, Professional Music Lovers

For nearly 20 years, the Wenatchee Jazz Workshop has brought professional jazz artists to work with local student musicians. It pairs professional jazz musicians/instructors with jazz band students from six local middle and high schools for a week. At the end of the week are two public concerts called “Jazznights” – one by the pros…

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