Research shows drop in proper restraints

PULLMAN – Washingtonians may lead the nation in buckling up when they drive, but recent research at WSU shows the state’s drivers are not nearly so conscientious when it comes to providing proper child safety restraints for the children riding with them. Just last month, a study conducted by the Washington Traffic Safety Commission showed […]

Professor honoredfor literacy work

RICHLAND – WSU Tri-Cities Professor Terrell Young was inducted into the Washington Organization for Reading Development (WORD) Hall of Fame in recognition of his work on behalf of early childhood literacy. Young is professor of literacy education at WSU Tri-Cities. He focuses on literature-based practices in elementary and secondary classrooms, with particular interest in English […]

Media effects on children topic of March 18 lecture

Washington State University Vancouver will present child development specialist and child advocate Diane Levin on March 18 when she will discuss the effects of media on children.The event is set for 7:30-9 p.m. at Clark College’s Foster Auditorium in Foster Hall and is free and open to the public. Donations to support the Southwest Washington […]

Native American education focus of professor’s efforts

She’s a professor, educator, mother of three and winner of this year’s Distinguished Service Award for faculty. Susan Banks, assistant professor in Teaching and Learning, is also co-director of the WSU and Northwest Indian College Teacher Training Program, which is working off a $950,000 Kellogg grant. “This program was important because it allowed NWIC students […]