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  • System warns educators of dropout risk

    A data system launched this fall in Spokane Public Schools puts each child’s academic and behavioral information at educators’ fingertips, helping educators address problems at an earlier stage. “At the …

  • School dropout study urges early intervention

    A Gonzaga University study focused on dropout prevention starting in middle school suggests an early warning system for identifying potential dropouts, a bigger variety of academic opportunities and more rigor …

  • Idaho dropouts could be headed for boot camp

    High school dropouts could earn their diplomas through a proposed boot camp-style program that’s planned for economically depressed northcentral Idaho.

  • Childhood learning tax qualifies for ballot

    A property tax to raise money for early childhood learning, abuse prevention, treatment and other programs to help lower the dropout rate will likely be on the ballot in November.

  • Children’s fund proponents turn in signatures

    Advocates of a Spokane-area property tax that would raise money for early-child learning, abuse prevention, treatment and other programs have submitted more than 12,600 signatures in support of placing the …

  • Dropout rate battles disconnected

    Efforts are mounting to improve Spokane Public Schools’ dropout rate of nearly 29 percent. The school district and its board, community members, elected officials, philanthropists and child advocates all have …

  • Interactive charts: Spokane-area dropout, graduation rates

    These tables contain information from the Washington state Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction on high school graduation and dropout rates for the 2007-08 and 2008-09 school years, the …