Education news from the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene area.
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
Sixth-grade students will move into Spokane middle schools in four years
Sixth-grade students in Spokane will be moved into middle schools starting in 2021.
UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 11:23 p.m.
Spokane schools delay sex ed plan amid concerns about Planned Parenthood
School administrators have delayed making a divisive decision on sex education curriculum.
Tue., June 27, 2017, 1:38 p.m.
Oregon Legislature passes record $8.2 billion K-12 budget
A record-$8.2 billion package to fund Oregon’s K-12 public school system cleared the Legislature in a 31-28 vote after a lengthy debate in the Oregon House.
Tue., June 27, 2017, 11:36 a.m.
Idaho plan to cut achievement gap deemed too ambitious
State education officials say they need to tweak the latest plan to close Idaho’s student achievement gap after being told the goal was too ambitious and unrealistic.
Mon., June 26, 2017, 11:34 a.m.
Officers turn out for son of officer slain in 2001
About 100 uniformed officers lined up outside a stadium in Everett to greet the son of a slain police officer as he graduated from high school.