Local high school students recently participated in two solo and ensemble festivals, both of which took place at Rogers High School on Feb. 6. Winners from both competitions move on …
Last month the Spokane Community College Aviation Maintenance Program was given an airplane. The plane, which was built by a local lawyer, is made of fiberglass and features all the …
Most local school districts don’t count special education students the way Spokane Public Schools does based on a policy that has prompted a former administrator to allege discrimination. But those …
Apollo Education is being taken private in a $1.1 billion deal by a consortium led by private investment firm The Vistria Group.
Gonzaga University limits access to presentation by conservative pundit Dinesh D’Souza.
A Washington Senate committee has unanimously passed a bill to study how students perform at schools that begin later in the morning.
A Ridgeview Elementary School teacher was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of heroin possession, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. Spokane Valley deputies arrested Peter J. Nemeth, …
The score required to pass the GED test has been lowered, which means 950 Washington students will retroactively receive their GEDs.
Laura Pieper, Spokane Public Schools’ former director of special education, filed a federal complaint alleging district wide discrimination against special education students shortly before being put on
The House Higher Education Committee heard testimony Wednesday on a proposal that would make community and technical college tuition free for anyone who doesn’t already have a bachelor’s degree.
The number of homeless students continues to grow statewide.
A large-scale “Annie Jr.” musical arrives Thursday and Friday, a feat of 60 Cataldo Catholic School students who have rehearsed since October.
Mead’s Riverpoint Academy will open its doors to ninth- and 10th-graders starting this fall after the board of directors approved expanding the school on Jan. 25.
Idaho’s lawmakers might be frustrated with results so far, but the state’s employers are counting on them to close what in a decade will be a critical skills gap.
The University of Idaho has made increasing enrollment by 50 percent a goal, but instead, enrollment fell by 1.4 percent in the current academic year.
President Barack Obama said Saturday he’ll ask Congress for billions of dollars to help students learn computer science skills and prepare for jobs in a changing economy.
The Spokane Public Schools board of directors approved a 3 percent raise for non-administrative and non-represented employees, Wednesday night.
Virtual education doesn’t appear to be the success its supporters continue to say it is.
Washington’s Senate Education Committee has passed an alternative plan for fixing the way the state pays for public schools.
Dozens of educators who competed alongside Christa McAuliffe to become the first teacher in space gathered Thursday to remember the seven astronauts who perished aboard
The Orchard Prairie School District, along with a number of other small school districts, are asking voters for money in a special election on Feb. 9.
Spokane Community College will host a College Goal Washington event Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. At the event, part of the statewide 12th Year Campaign, which is run by the …
State education officials and lawmakers must set reasonable graduation goals for alternative learning environments and hold them accountable
Students from two Spokane Valley high schools learned first-hand what life was like during wartime from residents of Harvard Park Retirement Community.
Several rural school districts in Spokane County are asking voters for money in February’s special election.
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., wants to find a solution to increasing college debt. In the interest of doing just that she’s asking students and families to submit their college debt …
The Washington House has passed a bill that would instruct the 2017 Legislature to finish fixing the way the state pays for public schools.
Wanda Toliver Cowles, a Spokane philanthropist, educator and advocate for gifted learning programs, died Saturday. She was 85. She and her husband James P. Cowles, chairman of the board of …
In a state short of teachers, picayune paperwork among the disincentives to enter profession.
Student’s hot tub photo rejected by yearbook advisors in Cheney