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FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2016

Spokane graduation rates increase slightly 

Spokane Public Schools’ on-time graduation rate increased slightly in 2015, to 84.5 percent. However, the district’s on-time graduation rate for Black/African American students dropped to 77.8 percent from 79.6 percent the previous year. Graduation rates for English Language Learners and ...

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The dome of the Legislative Building shows through the cherry blossoms that are blooming on the Capitol Campus in Olympia on Friday, March 11, 2016. (Jim Camden / The Spokesman-Review)

New budget proposal released on day 1 of special session 

OLYMPIA – A budget proposal released the morning after Washington lawmakers were called into a special session drops some of the most controversial elements of an earlier Senate Republican spending plan. It’s a big enough change that House Democrats said ...

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Spokane CountyMarriage licenses Michael A. Fochtman and Theresa M. Newbill, both of Spokane.In the courtsSuperior courtsMarriage dissolution petitions Heredia, Esther A., and Villanueva-Garcia, Alex Garmon, Danielle and Justin Lawson, Mary E. and Bryton H. Fifield, Steven J. and Lequeta D. ...

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THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2016


Judo Junior Olympics coming to Spokane in 2017

The 2017 Judo Junior Olympics will be held in Spokane, the Spokane Sports Commission said Thursday. The event will involve more than 800 athletes ages 6-20, according to a news release. It will be held at the Spokane Convention Center ...

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Charter school “fix” sent to Gov. Jay Inslee 

OLYMPIA – A possible fix to Washington’s charter school law received final approval from lawmakers Thursday, giving the schools a chance of staying open with lottery money. The Senate sent Gov. Jay Inslee a bill that supporters say will allow ...

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Extra CreditSpokane graduation rates increase slightly

Spokane Public Schools on-time graduation rate increased slightly in 2015, up to 84.5 percent. However, the districts on-time graduation rate for Black/African American students dropped to 77.8 percent. In 2014 ...






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