A parent concerned about girls arriving to school in attire not warm enough for the weather and in too-high heels proposed girls wear uniforms at Spokane public schools.
Gonzaga and Whitworth universities have announced their eight choices for this year’s Act Six scholarship recipients.
An 84-page report released in January identified several improvements for Spokane Public Schools’ organized programs available to highly capable students, including schedule changes, increased communication between teachers and parents and decreasing the amount of homework to limit stress.
Fifty years ago, the Barton School started as an adult literacy program. Founder Amsel Barton’s first student was a Japanese woman. The school has progressed into a full English as a second language program.
Even if the Coeur d’Alene School District passes a two-year, $20 million levy Tuesday, many homeowners would see a lighter tax burden.
The Northeast Washington Education Service District 101 has announced the awards for the Regional High School Art Show.
East Valley High School in Spokane Valley has announced its first semester honor roll for the 2018-19 school year.
East Valley Middle School has announced its first semester honor roll for the 2018-19 school year.
Spokane Public Schools is failing to connect with minority students on the subject of safety and discipline, board members were reminded this past week.They also were confronted with numbers suggesting that little has changed in recent years, particularly for African-American teenagers. The most glaring statistic: So far this year, African-American high school students were disciplined at more than twice the rate of their peers, and almost three times as often as white students.
It all started over a tattoo and a pair of sneakers. Records released this past week by Spokane Public Schools reveal what started the Jan. 24 altercation that prompted a lockdown at Ferris High School, injured three staff members, raised questions about the hiring of a school resource officer and fueled concerns about implicit racial bias.
Liberty High School in Spangle has announced its first semester honor roll for the 2018-19 school year.
Students from the Spokane area will begin participating in the Washington State DECA competition that begins today in Bellevue, competing in nearly 60 categories devoted to marketing, finance, entrepreneurship and hospitality.
The sound of pages turning and the buzz of happy readers filled a Pasadena Park Elementary classroom as the Spokane County Library District’s Reading Buddy Program was underway recently.
High school students from Eastern Washington recently gathered at the Washington Thespian Individual Event East Regional Competition at Lewis and Clark High School to showcase their theater chops. Dozens of students were selected to advance to the State Thespian Festival at Central Washington University in March.
Mead School District is in search of a new superintendent following the retirement announcement of Tom Rockefeller, who served as superintendent for 13 years during is 41-year career in education.
The McCleary fix needs more fixing, and the state has yet to figure out a solution.
Take a deep breath and consider this: Perhaps the most innovative pilot program at Spokane Public Schools is commanded by a captain who tells his audience to reach for the sky.
The U.S. commissioner of education said he wanted to double the salaries of teachers within the next five years, and the president of the Spokane School Board expressed sympathy for the idea.
Five years from now, expect to see a bigger budget for window cleaners at Spokane Public Schools. The vision for middle schools took flight this week, and it’s a transparent process – fittingly with a lot of interior glass.
The class will meet four times, followed by a fifth session that will be free and open to the public. The WSU football head coach will teach alongside Spokane County Treasurer Michael Baumgartner, and the first class is scheduled to be held at the end of next month.
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