Paraeducator Karen McLaughlin helps kindergarten students at Lincoln Elementary School in Kennewick with a classroom exercise designed to help them learn words by sounding them out. From left: Brian Hall, Zack Scheib and Joey Hanning.
Paraeducator Karen McLaughlin helps kindergarten students at Lincoln Elementary School in Kennewick with a classroom exercise designed to help them learn words by sounding them out. From left: Brian Hall, Zack Scheib and Joey Hanning. Bob Brawdy Tri-City Herald
Paraeducator Karen McLaughlin helps kindergarten students at Lincoln Elementary School in Kennewick with a classroom exercise designed to help them learn words by sounding them out. From left: Brian Hall, Zack Scheib and Joey Hanning. Bob Brawdy Tri-City Herald

Union pushes for higher standards, more training for Washington paraeducators

December 26, 2015 6:11 PM