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Washington Supreme Court charter schools decision

The Washington Supreme Court’s Sept. 4, 2015 decision that determined a voter-approved charter school law is unconstitutional.

No Child Left Behind waiver letter

Parents of students at Cooper Elementary were among thousands in the region receiving letters telling them that their children are eligible to switch schools. Under-performing schools had until this year …

Readers’ cursive writing samples

The Spokesman-Review asked readers to submit samples of their penmanship, and received more than 400 responses.

Readers’ cursive writing samples 3

The Spokesman-Review asked readers to send us samples of their penmanship and received more than 400 responses.

Readers’ cursive writing samples 2

The Spokesman-Review asked readers to send us samples of their penmanship and received more than 400 responses.

Superintendent profile

The superintendent profile is a summary of the meetings recruiters had with more than 330 Spokane community leaders, residents and school district employees.

Superintendent characteristics

The list of desired characteristics identified by recruiters helping in the search for the next Spokane Public Schools superintendent.

Garry weapon letter

The letter sent to students’ homes after a student brought a gun to Garry Middle School.

School-based health care presentation

A series of slides from a presentation on Spokane School-Based Health Center implementation.

2010 state testing spreadsheet

Broken down by Spokane-area districts and schools; statewide school districts; and statewide schools.

New teacher/principal evaluation system

The final Senate bill report details specifics on evaluations for classroom teachers, principals and other staff.

High School Proficiency Exam results overview

State officials say 90 percent of Washington’s 12th graders passed the statewide reading and writing tests before graduating. This document includes an overall look at the test results.

High School Proficiency Exam breakdown by class

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction details progress on state-required performance standards by class.

2010 Spokane Scholars grant recipients

Biographical information about the 24 recipients of Spokane Scholars grants for 2010.

2010 Spokane Scholars honorees

A list of the 2010 Spokane Scholars honorees in English, social studies, mathematics, science, foreign languages and fine arts.

List of low-achieving schools

A list of 47 Washington schools eligible for federal improvement dollars released Friday, March 12, 2010.

Education spending report

A chapter from the Washington Policy Center Policy Guide covering education spending.

School grants spreadsheet

A breakdown of grants received by Spokane Public Schools for three school years, 2007 to 2010. Use the tabs at the bottom of the spreadsheet to flip between school years. …


Estimated cost savings from a four-day school week.


Survey of school improvement from a four-day school week.

Idaho public schools budget

The final budget numbers for Idaho’s public schools next year as approved by the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee.