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Open Class Ywca School For Homeless Children Celebrates Five Years

The YWCA Transition School will mark its fifth anniversary Friday with an open house. The classroom program for homeless children has helped nearly 900 kids in grades K-8 since it …


Wedding A Learning Experience Teacher Turns Marriage Into Project For Her Class

The teacher’s wedding became a class project for 28 pupils at Martha Lake Elementary School. To prepare for their roles as bridesmaids, groomsmen, ring bearers and flower girls, the fourth-, …


Fox Reveals Plan To Get Schools Back To Basics

State Schools Superintendent Anne Fox said Thursday she’s charging ahead with her plan to bring Idaho’s schools back to the basics. “Our children know 26 endangered species, but they don’t …


Students Learn And Grow With Greenhouse Project

East Valley teacher John Swett, in white shirt, with students Steve Miles, Maggie Anderson and Jamie Jones in the school’s greenhouse. Photo by Steve Thompson/The Spokesman-Review


Class Action Youngsters Provided With Close Look At Legal System

Defense attorney Dan Rude tries to convince the jury of his client’s innocence. Photo by Jesse Tinsley/The Spokesman-Review


Water Lessons ‘Cool’ Sixth-Graders Tramp Beside Chatcolet Lake As Part Of Water Awareness Week

1. Lisa Kirchhoffer talks about wetland birds like the great blue heron with Lake Middle School sixth-graders Monday. Photo by Jesse Tinsley/The Spokesman-Review 2. A couple of students look for …


Home-Schooled Student Wins $5,000 Geography Prize

Rebekah Witt’s decision to use her expansive back yard to teach her neighbors about the history of their surroundings has won her a $5,000 prize. The idea to use the …


Raising Career Expectations Hoist Program Hopes To Get Indian Students Interested In Math And Science

1. Getting started. UI professor Lee Sappington shows replicas of primitive arrows and spears to students Lyle Meshell, center, and Ray Lowley. Photo by Jesse Tinsley/The Spokesman-Review 2. Ryan Kennedy …


Foreign Excursion Language Students Test Their Skills At Annual Festival

Eme Nelson from Coeur d’Alene High School takes out the pyramid of cans at the Foreign Language Competition on Thursday at Templin’s Resort. Photo by Craig Buck/The Spokesman-Review


Most Kids Won’t Read This Story National Test Shows Continued Decline In Interest, Ability To Read

High school seniors are reading less, and it shows: While math scores are on the rise, national reading scores have dropped. Only about a third of seniors were rated proficient …


Get Your Master’s Degree On The Internet

Jones International Ltd., the parent of company of cable television systems operator Jones Intercable Inc., said Thursday it plans to establish a “cyberspace business college” for working adults. International University …


Dutton Leaving Lakeland District

Bob Dutton, assistant superintendent of the Lakeland School District, will quit this summer to return to Boise. Dutton took the Lakeland job last summer after losing the Republican primary for …


A Sense Of Touch With Some Special Help, Blind Student Chanelle Hill Is Learning With And Inspiring The Other Students In Her Standard Fourth-Grade Class

1. With the help of special teacher Pat Angove, Chanelle Hill, a blind student at East Farms Elementary, works on a Braille writer, a computer, and most difficult of all, …


Valley Schools Cash In On Basketball Game Between Dare Officers, Football Players

Spokane area junior high and middle schools will be sharing the money raised by this month’s basketball game between sheriff’s DARE officers and the San Francisco 49ers. The game raised …


Spokane Schools Offer Summer Classes

A variety of summer school classes will be offered this year by the Spokane School District. Registration will be held during May at all schools. Classes in basic subjects, athletic …


Anne Fox Takes Tour Of Bonner County Schools Schools Superintendent Plans To Visit All 112 Districts In State

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School Discipline On Board’s Agenda

A schoolwide discipline plan and changes in federal programs are on the Coeur d’Alene school board’s agenda tonight. In response to parent concerns, school officials are taking steps to adopt …


Nine Mile Falls Names Superintendent

The Nine Mile Falls School District hired a Wyoming school administrator as its new superintendent. Don Baumberger takes the helm of the 1,300-student north Spokane district on July 1. The …


Levy Election Today In Post Falls

The Post Falls School District is holding a supplemental levy election today for $500,000 a year for two years. The biggest portion of the levy revenue, $260,000 each year, would …


Putting Science To The Test Cda Students Demonstrate The Wonders Of Our World At Science Fair

Whiz kids Fifth-grader Tyler Ward and his stepfather, David Mills, set up Tyler’s science fair experiment. His project featured an apparatus that artifically smoked a cigarette to display the anount …


Future Students Will Be Taught By ‘Virtual’ Teachers Specialists Will Deliver Lectures On Computer Screens, Microsoft Executive Predicts

The computer software industry will help budgetstrapped university professors teach better and smarter, a Microsoft Corp. executive predicted Friday. Technology will change lecturers into “learning consultants,” said Jeff Raikes, Microsoft’s …


Math Test Should Help Put Kids In Right Place Evhs Instituting A Competency Exam

As eighth-graders advance to East Valley High School, a math competency test could help determine where they’re placed. For years, say EVHS math teachers, students have been placed incorrectly, which …


State: ‘School-Choice’ Measure A Bad Choice $1,000 Tax Credit Could Take Millions From Idaho Public Schools

The state could lose at least $6 million in general funds if Idaho voters pass a proposed “school-choice” initiative in 1996. The Idaho Citizens Alliance proposal would give a $1,000-per-child …


Nine Mile District Reviews Accounting

The state auditor’s office asked the Nine Mile Falls School District to look into its accounting procedures after it overcharged a federal program by $3,063. The district complied with the …


EV Maintenance Considering Move

East Valley School District’s maintenance department might soon have a new home. The school board recently approved a two-year lease that will enable the department to move from its present …


Drug Abuse ‘Opened E’ Of Mead Parents Group Sends Out District-Wide Survey, Opens Anonymous Hot Line

Fifty Mead School District parents - meeting Tuesday night in the same school where three eighth-graders ingested LSD last fall discussed plans to eradicate drug use. Working for months on …


School Levies Set In Silver Valley Elections May 2 In Kellogg, Wallace; May 16 For Kootenai Joint District

Silver Valley schools are getting more money from the state, but it’s still not enough to cover all educational expenses, school officials say. With up-to-date financial figures in hand, school …


School Board Races Launched

Two conservative patrons are challenging moderate incumbents on the Post Falls school board in May elections. Elsewhere in North Idaho, patrons are showing mixed interest in open school board seats.


Student Reportedly Lied About Killing

The student whose admission to Harvard was rescinded after the school learned she had killed her mother was rejected for lying about the crime during an admissions interview, sources said …


Lapwai Schools May Face Layoffs District Prepares To Make Up For Reduction In Federal Impact Aid Revenue

The Lapwai School District might lay off some teachers and classified employees because of a reduction in federal impact aid revenue. The money is paid by the government in lieu …