After more than four decades in education, the past dozen as superintendent of the fast-growing Mead School District, Tom Rockefeller is retiring from his “dream job.”
Sociology professor Darryl Brice visited Spokane Community College on Thursday to discuss the ways in which key pieces of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy have been omitted from public discourse.
Citing logistical and educational reasons, Spokane Public Schools is shelving its biggest musical event, the Band and Strings Spectacular featuring fifth- and sixth-graders.
Mobius Spokane is hosting a space movie in a pop-up planetarium this weekend called “From Earth to the Universe,” by the European Southern Observatory, at the Mobius Science Center at 331 N. Post St. “It’s about how we study solar system and other galaxies,” said Jake Milliron, outreach manager. “The show takes you flying through those places.”
So what’s driving the higher graduation rates in Spokane high schools?
A public-service appeal came Thursday morning from Spokane Police Officer Toby Bryer, who told an advanced engineering class at Sacajawea Middle School that the public could use their help.
For the first time in 45 years, University of Idaho medical students will no longer have to divide their time between the UI and Washington State University campuses.
For a group of Whitworth University students, the partial shutdown of the federal government is suddenly more than an academic exercise.
Evan Henniger’s parents never thought college would be a possibility for their son. Evan, 20, was diagnosed with Down syndrome shortly after his birth, and the prospect of venturing away from home on his own seemed unlikely.
Tasked in a school project with studying the worldwide refugee crisis, Cierra Morris, Ashlin O’Kelly, Shea Handelman and Katelyn Devine went beyond the script by engaging refugees who work at the Global Neighborhood Thrift Store in north Spokane.
It probably won’t be a bestseller, but Mark Anderson and Rick Romero just wrote the book on local intergovernmental cooperation.
Spurred by surging growth on the West Plains, the Cheney School District is considering changes to its elementary and middle school attendance boundaries as construction is completed on new classrooms.
Jacob M. Erdman, of Ferris High School and Jakob P. Nordhagen, of Gonzaga Prep, have both been announced as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program.
The 13th annual Eva Lassman Memorial Writing Contest in observance of the Holocaust is now underway and is open to local high school and middle school students.
McDonald Elementary music teacher Jan Frank was blown away last month when she was presented with two awards, Central Valley School District teacher of the year from the American Legion Post 241 and the Washington State American Legion Educator of the Year.
The fledgling fourth-grade robotics team at Ness Elementary in the West Valley School District won first place in strategy and innovation at a recent First Robotics competition.
On board Durham buses taking Spokane Public Schools students to class this year is a tracker that allows parents to monitor in real time the whereabouts of their child’s bus.
The world-famous metal band Metallica donated $100,000 to Spokane Community College, the school announced Thursday, saying the money will bolster workforce education programs.
Posters advertising prominent white nationalist group Identity Evropa were removed from around the Spokane Falls Community College campus Tuesday.
After a 45-minute discussion Wednesday night, the Spokane Public Schools board voted 3-2 to hear a proposal next week from the Spokane Public Facilities District for a Sportsplex that also would house an indoor sports stadium.
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