In part one of this episode of "Traverse Talks with Sueann Ramella," comedy writer Ted Tremper talks about growing up in the Northwest as the overweight-funny kid. He says his mom's untimely death while he was in college shaped much of his outlook on life and his career. Tremper has written for "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah,"" I Love You, America" with Sarah Silverman, Read More
If you’ve ever learned another language, you’re familiar with how difficult it can be. Now imagine being an immigrant in high school. At Southridge High School in Kennewick, the English Learner program is helping a diverse group of students succeed in school. Kristina Hocking leads the English Learner program at Southridge. “When they enter in… Read More
Research shows that music in schools can improve reading and math scores. But not every student can afford instruments. Imagine if every student in our region had the opportunity to play an instrument, without the worry of cost. Schools in Troy, Idaho and Palouse, Washington are trying to make that a reality. Matt Zook, Garfield-Palouse… Read More
In 2007, Taylor Kowalski’s mother, Cathy, opened what was among Idaho’s first fully inclusive setting pre-schools in Post Falls. In 2016, Taylor saw a need for similar services in Moscow, so together they opened a second location. The Learning Garden serves children age two-and-a-half to five-years-old in their childcare while providing therapy for young children with Read More
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