Stories tagged: education
Fri., July 6, 2018, 5 p.m.
WSU sleep researcher Hans Van Dongen and his team observe lots of different sleep behaviors at the Sleep and Performance Research Center. He said there are really two main types …
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 8:27 p.m.
Washington fares better than most U.S. states in taking care of its kids, especially when it comes to health, according to a new report by Kids Count.
UPDATED: Fri., June 22, 2018, 10:53 a.m.
There’s never been a better time to get behind the wheel of a school bus in Spokane.
UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 10:24 p.m.
The Washington Women’s Foundation gave a grant of $100,000 to Spark Central, a Spokane nonprofit, on Wednesday. The money will go toward teaching innovative technologies like programming, robotics and media …
UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Spokane has a new milestone to brag about: Medical students are fighting to come here.
Mon., June 11, 2018
Is there a teacher who made a difference? The last week of school is a chance for students to say “Thank you.”
UPDATED: Sun., June 3, 2018, 10:22 p.m.
A subterranean divide among Democrats between backers of teachers unions and those of charter schools and other education innovations is helping shape key gubernatorial primaries, even as red-meat issues like …
Sun., June 3, 2018
Lead volunteers Paula Lyon and Polly Melendez for Coeur Closet want to help high school students who can’t afford trendy or professional clothes receive stylish outfits, especially for Senior Presentation …
Fri., June 1, 2018, 6:51 p.m.
A girl was emergency expelled and faces a police investigation after she threatened Horse Heavens Hills Middle School students and staff. Police and school officials said Friday that a “threats …
Fri., June 1, 2018
The third issue of the city’s newest newspaper was put to bed this week, full of stories from the staff of enterprising young – emphasis on
UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 9:18 a.m.
Students at Franklin D. Roosevelt Elementary recently got acquainted with Mila, a Chesapeake Bay retriever, and the special power only a dog can provide to help soothe students. Next school …
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 6:24 p.m.
With capstone research, LC students take deep dive into questions of health, hazing, virtual economy and much more
Lewis and Clark senior Julia Trudeau spent a year researching how people’s perceptions of a sexual assault change when the assault is described as part of an athletic hazing ritual. …
Sat., May 19, 2018
The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine on Tuesday dedicated a cancer research lab to Tamara Hennings, who died from cancer in 2012. Her parents
Thu., May 17, 2018, 12:53 p.m.
To raise awareness about high mortality rates for steelhead and salmon in Puget Sound waters, “Survive the Sound” invites students to track juvenile steelhead as they travel to the ocean …
UPDATED: Wed., May 16, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread repercussions for American classrooms.
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 10:27 p.m.
Three weeks after being named the National Teacher of the Year, Mandy Manning finally has a chance to reflect.
UPDATED: Mon., May 14, 2018, 7:20 a.m.
Justice, mission and choice: Mercy Corps mission director offers words of advice at Gonzaga commencement
Dwonch, the mission director for Mercy Corps in Palestine, delivered the keynote address for Gonzaga’s 1,070 students at the undergraduate commencement ceremony Sunday morning.
UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 3:56 p.m.
Banana dragons, pirates and a ninja: First graders debut their scripts at Kids Korner Playwright Festival
If the audience seemed a tad youthful on opening night at the Stage Left Theater, Thursday, the playwrights themselves were just as young – first graders, to be exact.
UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 8:04 a.m.
The students and families at Stevens Elementary School found something special to celebrate Thursday evening: themselves.
UPDATED: Mon., May 7, 2018, 10:02 p.m.
For WSU fine arts graduate Collin Horner, discarded material like cardboard is more than just landfill.
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 6:18 p.m.
Thanks to bipartisan support in the Legislature, the $200 million public-private scholarship program is being expanded to help students gain specialized skills at community and technical colleges – skills such …
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 11:01 p.m.
Teachers in Washington are supposed to tell authorities when they believe a student has suffered abuse or neglect, but the state’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday the requirement doesn’t necessarily apply …
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 9:40 p.m.
Arizona teachers have voted to walk off the job to demand increased school funding, marking a key step toward a first-ever statewide strike that builds on a movement for higher …
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 11:59 a.m.
Parents have a new way to examine how schools are doing in Washington state. State Superintendent Chris Reykdal said the new system will help administrators, teachers and parents identify deficiencies …
UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018, 10:29 a.m.
Connor Cremers only remembers one lesson from his kindergarten class. It was a math lesson with snowmen. He was hooked. Recognized as the top science student in Spokane County, he …
Sun., April 15, 2018
Teens often turn to their peers when thoughts of suicide cross their minds, but everyone has a role to play. Here are some of the warning signs to look out …
Sun., April 15, 2018
The students and administrators at NC are harnessing an underutilized dynamic – the power of students talking to students – in a new suicide-prevention effort.
Sat., April 7, 2018, 6 a.m.
Walk into The Spark on the WSU Pullman campus and it’s clearly all about high-tech high-performance. Except the bathrooms.
Sat., April 7, 2018, 6 a.m.
After he aged out of foster care in California, Patrick Nickell got a plumbing job. Unable to drive to work, he ended up taking the bus two hours each way, …
Fri., April 6, 2018, 5 a.m.
Fish research at Washington State University could lead to advances for human health by increasing the knowledge of some developmental disorders that cause facial deformities.