Substitute teacher Matt Lanka keeps an eye on Rogers High School students Achut Mishra, left, R.G. Rincon and Patrick Watkins, as they work on a math assignment Thursday at the school. Rincon and Watkins are listening to Lil Wayne on the headphones.
Oct. 18, 2013 in City on Page A1
Spokane schools are in a bind over a short-term shortage of substitute teachers. A hiring binge in the wake of recent court ruling that required more state spending on basic …