Education news from the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene area.
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.
Mon., June 26, 2017, 9:01 a.m.
Perfect school attendance means new bikes for 700-plus Yakima-area kids
More than 700 local students walked away from Bud Clary Toyota of Yakima on Saturday with a bright new bike for having perfect attendance at school.
Fri., June 23, 2017, 6:35 a.m.
Penn State fails to ensure background checks for youth camps staff, state audit says
A state audit says Penn State fails to ensure all workers coming in contact with children through university-operated youth camps have required background checks, even five years after reforms announced …