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Coeur d’Alene High School and the surrounding community learned Wednesday that its principal, Troy Schueller, had been found at home with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. He later passed away at Kootenai Health.
Mary Walker School District in Stevens County announced schools would be open Friday as normal.
North Carolina legislators gathered Wednesday to begin evaluating how to make public schools and students safer following last month’s Florida school shootings, with committee leaders promising thoughtful dialogue and plenty of outside input.
As part of its effort to be a community medical school, each of the 60 students in WSU’s inaugural class is assigned to a city for clinical rotations: Everett, Vancouver, the Tri-Cities and Spokane. Students spend a week at their site three times during the first year and another three during their second to get to know the community and get early hands-on experience with patients.
Improving Kansas’ public schools could cost the state as much as $2 billion more a year, depending on its ambitions for boosting student performance, according to a new report Friday that reset the Legislature’s education funding debate.
Motivated by a deadly shooting rampage in their own state, Kentucky lawmakers are considering a bill to put mental health professionals in schools.
Forty students from MEAD Alternative High School were selected for a daylong workshop in Seattle, where they’ll work with the musical’s cast, perform original numbers and, finally, attend the show itself. They join other schools from around the state, each of which submits a single act to represent them.
Sacajawea Middle School has found a way to honor Florida school shooting victims while averting disciplinary measures of a walkout.
The graduation rate has dipped somewhat for Spokane Public Schools, but the numbers remain above both the state average and other recent years.
The School of Business Administration Eddy Birrer Scholarship is one of 12 funds at Gonzaga University the community can donate to Thursday as part of Zags Give Day.
Richard and Christine Taras are pushing for a New York law that would require schools to notify parents if their child is being bullied. Known as “Jacobe’s Law,” the measure unanimously passed the state Senate last week but has an uncertain fate in the Assembly.
North Pines Middle School students had a rare opportunity to test their mettle in the field of medicine this week.
The developers behind the four-story, 150,000-square-foot Catalyst building have agreed to give Eastern Washington University $5 million over the first 10 years of its lease, offsetting most of the cost of rent.
The heads of two of Spokane’s largest teachers organizations said Friday that they personally do not believe handing out guns to teachers will stop future shooting rampages.
The committee that will review changes to how Spokane Public School conducts middle-school sex education met Thursday but decided it needs more time to review three volumes of proposed curriculum.
Washington State University is facing a class-action lawsuit in King County Superior Court that alleges negligence and violations of Washington’s Consumer Protection Act. The 33-page complaint, filed in December, also claims the school violated
Dozens of Cheney High School students left their classrooms when the clock struck noon Wednesday and staged an hourlong demonstration in subfreezing temperatures, joining a wave of young people across the country who are demanding tighter restrictions on firearms.
Aron Watts’ sixth-grade class told two members of the Spokane City Council on Thursday they should consider rewarding obedient drivers for traveling at posted speed limits through school zones. The presentation was part of a class project prompted by media reports that the city was considering expanding its use of automated speed cameras that had been responsible for hundreds of traffic tickets.
Oregon State University says it will begin to require all students to self-report past felony convictions and any registered sex offender status before enrolling for fall term, but will not bar them from school activities unless they pose a safety risk.
An Oregon school board had to call off its meeting after more than 100 angry parents stormed the district office and yelled at board members.
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