Education

Officials mull loosening COVID restrictions for schools

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state health officials are considering changing the disease metrics that guide school district reopening decisions during the pandemic. The Seattle Times reports the changes, if adopted, mean up to half the state’s 300 school districts would…

WSU Tri-Cities celebrates first-generation students

TRI-CITIES, Wash. — Students, faculty, staff and alumni of Washington State University Tri-Cities gather virtually today to celebrate first-generation students. In conjunction with TRIO Student Support Services, participants will spend Nov. 20 honoring those who've broken through the glass ceiling…

KSD to re-evaluate hybrid learning schedule in January

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- The Kennewick School District Board decided Wednesday night to wait until January to re-evaluate the hybrid learning schedule for middle and high school students. The decision came shortly after the Benton-Franklin Health District recommended that schools districts…