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Salish School of Spokane adding high school students

After an online program to teach Native American high school students resulted in failure this past year, Salish School of Spokane decided to take the steps to privatize and follow a curriculum that will better suit the needs of its students and the school’s mission.

WSU anticipates revenue boost from partnership with international student recruiter

WSU administrators say the INTO University Partnership will eventually bring in thousands more students from other countries, making the university more culturally diverse, boosting tuition revenue and improving the school’s international reputation. They say the partnership will not only help WSU climb out of a spending deficit, but also put the university on track to become one of the nation’s top public research institutions – in part by supplying WSU laboratories with talented young academics from around the world.

At East Valley Middle School, a new year opens with the classroom doors

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 8:46 p.m.

Truth be told – and many did Wednesday – some of the students at East Valley Middle School would rather have slept in. “Like till noon,” offered eighth-grader Brianna Garcia, who was standing with friends in the hallway at 7:15 on a sunny school morning.

Spokane teachers and school board reach salary deal

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 11:15 a.m.

After weeks of talks and four days of mediated negotiations, Spokane Public Schools and the Spokane Education Association reached a tentative agreement Tuesday night on a new contract.

Spokane teachers and district continue negotiations for higher pay

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 3:18 p.m.

Following a 14-hour session on Monday night, representatives for Spokane Public Schools and the Spokane Education Association were back at the negotiating table Tuesday morning with the aim of reaching a tentative agreement on a new contract.

The ABCs of the new school year

Back to school means more than books. It’s about new programs, new facilities, new faces and new issues. Throughout the Inland Northwest, students, parents and educators have much to look forward to this year.