Education

Starbucks Offers Free Tuition to Employees

NEW YORK (AP) -- Starbucks is announcing a new program to help its baristas earn an online degree. The company is partnering with Arizona State University to make the program available to 135,000 U.S. employees who work at least 20…

Oregon Teachers Say Class Sizes Are Too Large

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- About three-quarters of Oregon teachers said in a survey that class sizes are too large for them to meet the needs of all students. The survey of 19,000 Oregon educators was backed by the state Department…

WSU Sorority to be Disciplined

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) -- Washington State University officials plan to discipline a sorority for an incident last weekend in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, that involved students urinating in a city park in front of families. The Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority will…

Dutch Bro. Partnering with Pasco High School

On April 21, Pasco's Dutch Bros Coffee will donate $1 from every drink sold at their 6609 Burden Blvd. location to support the Pasco High School DECA community service project "It's a Teen Thing II."The project will benefit My Friends'…

Eastern Oregon University Names Interim President

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The State Board of Higher Education has named Jay Kenton the interim president of Eastern Oregon University. Kenton recently announced his retirement as vice chancellor of finance and administration for the Oregon University System. He succeeds…

UPDATE - Pasco School District Sets Boundary Changes

The Pasco School District set boundary changes tonight affecting elementary schools in the west side of the district because of the addition of Rosalind Franklin Elementary. The new boundary includes a pan handle of some students in the northwest corner…