Stories tagged: education
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 6 p.m.
The class will meet four times, followed by a fifth session that will be free and open to the public. The WSU football head coach will teach alongside Spokane County …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 10:29 a.m.
“I am now convinced that pornography is a public health crisis,” said Dr. Alfonso Oliva, who organized the conference.
Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 5 a.m.
Evergreen Middle School in the Central Valley School District has announced its second quarter honor roll for the 2018-19 school year.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 10:30 a.m.
A lawsuit accuses a private school in Spokane of bullying kindergartners, encouraging them to bully each other and evoking “negative karma from past lives” to justify it all. Administrators at …
Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 5 a.m.
University High School of Central Valley School District has announced its winter quarter honor roll for the 2018-19 school year.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:03 p.m.
Nearly a year to the day after West Virginia teachers went on a strike that launched a national “Red4Ed” movement, they’re doing it again.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:17 p.m.
OLYMPIA – Making public schools more inclusive and safer for transgender students would no longer be optional in Washington if legislators pass a bill heard Monday.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:06 p.m.
Balboa Elementary music teacher teaching African rhythms with new tubano drums purchased with grant money
Katie Munro’s music classes at Balboa Elementary in north Spokane have a cadence set by African drums thanks to a $2,000 Making Music Matter grant from the Washington Music Education …
Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 5 a.m.
Early this month music students from Spokane and Mead competed in the Solo and Ensemble Festival hosted by the Spokane Falls Music Educators Association to win a chance to advance …
Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 5 a.m.
West Valley High School in Spokane Valley has announced its first-semester honor roll for the 2018-19 school year.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 8:35 p.m.
The outspoken head coach of the Cougars football team provided more details in a Twitter post late Tuesday about a class he’s been pondering teaching on the Palouse. The course …
Mon., Feb. 11, 2019, 5 a.m.
A grant is helping North Central High School teach students genetics through worm research.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 11, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
Gonzaga Prep administrators are reckoning with the discovery of a photo in the school’s 1968 yearbook that shows at least three students dressed as Ku Klux Klan members during an …
Sun., Feb. 10, 2019
Private donations of musical instruments or successful campaigns for specific equipment can make a big impact for music programs at area schools, but they are extremely rare.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 10, 2019, 1:58 p.m.
Hidden deep in the wings of the auditorium stage at Lewis and Clark High School are two musical treasures that came to be because of extraordinary fundraising and a public-spirited …
Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 4:52 p.m.
Denver teachers are prepared to walk of the job Monday for the first time in 25 years over an incentive-based pay system they call unpredictable and unfair to experienced educators.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 3:42 p.m.
Mead High School has announced its first semester honor roll for the 2018-19 school year.
Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane artist Chris Bovey collaborates with consultant and students to create a mural at North Central High School
The wall of the North Central High School cafeteria has a new splash of color thanks to Spokane artist Chris Bovey, who recently finished a Spokane-themed mural painted in the …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 10:34 p.m.
Wednesday morning at Shaw Middle School, four actors from the Seattle Children’s Theatre brought some serious humor to a tough subject.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 5:56 p.m.
Conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro will be allowed to speak on the Gonzaga University campus this spring after a student Republican group appealed an earlier decision by administrators.
Sat., Feb. 2, 2019, 5 a.m.
The governing body for high school sports in Washington approved a change allowing schools where most kids are from low-income families to play sports at a lower classification.
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 9:38 p.m.
Threatening messages drawn on the walls of Hoquiam Middle School, apparently directed at teacher Robert P. McElliott, and prompting a lockdown at the school, were written by McElliott himself, according …
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 5 a.m.
The Western Hockey League has Ferris High School students, Connor Gabruch and Cordel Larson as the Spokane Chiefs’ academic achievers for November and December.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 10:48 a.m.
“Denise Bennett has been barred from Moscow Campus,” the university said Wednesday morning in a text message alert sent to students and employees. The alert came almost a week after …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 6:50 a.m.
Tiny, beloved Spokane County school district has one 105-year-old school, 36 students and a superintendent pushing 90
The tiny hallway inside Great Northern School overflows with juxtapositions.
Sun., Jan. 27, 2019, 5 a.m.
The contraband was scattered across a large conference table last week at North Central High School. Principal Steve Fisk pondered the paraphernalia, the meager spoils of a cat-and-mouse game that’s …
Sun., Jan. 27, 2019
The state of Washington is a national leader in educational innovation, especially in STEM and the Next Generation Science Standards.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 9:09 a.m.
Spokane Public Schools will soon make some major changes in the landscape of its middle schools, and they have more to do with new attitudes than state-of-the-art buildings.
Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 3:25 p.m.
Idaho’s superintendent of public instruction is asking state budget writers for an 8 percent increase to about $2 billion for fiscal year 2020 to educate more than 300,000 students in …
Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 5 a.m.
Perfect pitch for funds: Dishman Hills alternative high school will start music program thanks to $5,000 award from Hagan Foundation
Jason Abrams teaches English and journalism at Dishman Hills High School in Spokane Valley but will soon get his chance to be a music teacher thanks to a nearly $5,000 …