Washington students http://kplu.org en 2 Wash. teens compete on MTV dance show http://kplu.org/post/2-wash-teens-compete-mtv-dance-show <p>TACOMA, Wash. &mdash; Two Washington teens are competing on MTV&#39;s reality dance competition show.</p><div><p><a href="http://is.gd/XuL6we ">The News-Tribune reports</a> 13-year-old Alex Porter of Graham and 15-year-old Bailey Anderson of Tacoma are two members of the Mukilteo-based Rated Next Generation. The teens are in Los Angeles taping shows this week for &quot;America&#39;s Best Dance Crew.&quot;</p><p> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 16:09:04 +0000 The Associated Press 4790 at http://kplu.org Update: Washington students doing better with new tests, timing http://kplu.org/post/update-washington-students-doing-better-new-tests-timing <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-984179.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-984179.mp3</a></p><p>Math appears to be less of a problem than it used to be for Washington students trying to graduate from high school. More than two-thirds of them passed new state tests required to get their diplomas. Some students could even clear the hurdle before they finish middle school.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 31 Aug 2011 01:23:29 +0000 Charla Bear 2488 at http://kplu.org Update: Washington students doing better with new tests, timing Washington students testing better in math, science http://kplu.org/post/washington-students-testing-better-math-science <p>Washington&rsquo;s students have made some gains on math and science tests. More kids passed state exams in those subjects last year than the year before, according to the Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn.</p><p> Wed, 31 Aug 2011 00:04:04 +0000 KPLU News Staff 2485 at http://kplu.org Washington students testing better in math, science