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23 Feb
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BLOG: Washington Should Focus More On HPV Vaccinations To Prevent Cancer

A recent New York Times article reports that the HPV vaccine has sharply reduced the virus’s prevalence among teenage girls, but vaccination rates continue to be low. The HPV vaccine provides immunity against a sexually transmitted virus that can cause ...

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17 Feb
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Washington College Savings Program passes Senate

Legislation authorizing the new Washington College Savings Program passed the Senate late Tuesday night. SB 6601 permits the Committee for Advanced Tuition Payment (the Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) Committee) to begin a 529 defined-contribution state savings plan.  The legislation, which ...

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02 Feb
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Urgent action needed to help 35,000 homeless students

OLYMPIA – Responding to new data from the state superintendent’s office showing more than 35,000 Washington students are homeless, Sen. David Frockt, D-Seattle, issued the following statement: “The new figures reported by OSPI are nothing short of a statewide tragedy. ...

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