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Slipping Standards

Slipping Standards

So I came across this news brief yesterday about my old high school and its slipping standards. ————————————————————————————– http://www.krem.com/news/Rogers-HS-among-lowest-achieving-schools-135924653.html SPOKANE, Wash.—Rogers High School in Spokane is among 57 schools on a statewide list of the lowest achieving schools in state. The state used reading and math scores from 2009 and 2011, graduation rates, and ability to meet federal benchmarks to make the list. Rogers High School recently received a federal grant to boost its graduation rate to 85% by 2014….

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End of the Wulff Pack?

End of the Wulff Pack?

Paul Wulff, it’s time for you to go. When Wulff replaced Bill Doba a few years back as head coach of the Washington State University football program, everyone was excited for the changing of the guard, the reunion of a former WSU alumnus and player to coach the biggest sport for American colleges. Needless to say, I was one of these individuals who looked forward to a new face for the football program. Wulff, you certainly looked the part. To…

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Clawing My Way Back

Clawing My Way Back

For a long time, depression has pushed me over the edge. The various symptoms forced me to make a move, pressuring me to think outside the box for a solution. And so, at my lowest point, I thought about the things in my life that continued to linger on despite the pain and misery. Two things in particular stood out: my school pride for Washington State University and my love for superheroes. This made me think about combining the two…

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