Stories tagged: enrollment
Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 11 a.m.
New Medicaid feature to reduce future nursing home enrollees
Years in the making, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration is rolling out a new Medicaid feature that’s designed to reduce the future number of enrollees in nursing homes and, along …
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Enrollment up 7 percent at OSU-Cascades
Enrollment at Oregon State’s branch campus in Bend jumped 7 percent this fall.
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 10:12 a.m.
Enrollment exceeds 12,000 at UI
Overall student enrollment at the University of Idaho is up 2.4 percent for fall 2017, bringing total enrollment across all UI campuses above 12,000 for the first time in five …
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017
Projected enrollment off by more 258 this year at Spokane Public Schools
A month into the new school year, Spokane Public Schools’ projected enrollment is off by 258 students.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 3:59 p.m.
ACA enrollment schedule may lock millions into unwanted health plans
Millions of Americans with insurance through the Affordable Care Act could find themselves locked into health plans they do not want for the coming year because of the Trump administration’s …
UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017, 11:08 p.m.
SFCC trims summer classes to save money as two-year schools grapple with funding challenges
To cope with a mix of financial problems, Spokane Falls Community College is offering substantially fewer summer classes compared to last year. It’s one of many areas where the Community …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 3, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Final Obamacare enrollment figures lag under Trump
Enrollment in Obamacare health plans sagged markedly after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, according to new federal data that show sign-ups slowed in the final two weeks of the 2017 open …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 10:13 a.m.
University of Oregon enrollment drops for fourth year
Enrollment at the University of Oregon fell 2 percent this year, marking four years of declining enrollment for the school.
Sat., Sept. 19, 2015
Incoming freshmen at EWU break 2005 record
Joe Constantine didn’t want his daughter Maria to choose Eastern Washington University. Maria, a 4.0 student, had scholarship offers from Stanford, Notre Dame and the University of Washington. “I did …
Sat., Nov. 2, 2013
Full house on horizon
The Central Valley School District is looking to the future and thinking about how to house more students. A new study predicts an enrollment of 16,908 to 19,141 in 25 …
Thu., Oct. 24, 2013
Spokane Valley school enrollment lower than expected
Alternative programs in two Spokane Valley school districts are down slightly in enrollment right now, but administrators believe that will change, based on previous trends. In the West Valley School …
Thu., Nov. 29, 2012
Enrollment rises in Central Valley, West Valley districts
Enrollment in two of the three districts in Spokane Valley is up, and one district expects to be right on target before the year is over. At Central Valley, enrollment …
Thu., Sept. 13, 2012
More students in CVSD than expected
The Central Valley School District saw more students enter its doors than expected on the first day last week. Monday – the fourth day of school – was the first …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2011
Enrollment increases in most Valley districts
Continuous Curriculum School in the East Valley School District has seen a 69 percent enrollment jump this year, most notably because students now have a whole building to attend classes, …
Fri., Sept. 16, 2011
Students deluge districts
Megan Elliott is an experienced elementary school teacher, but she wasn’t prepared for an overcrowded kindergarten class. “We are just actually getting to the point where we can function,” said …
Sat., May 7, 2011
The new college try
Washington State University’s next freshman class will make history, and North Central High School senior Selena Ward couldn’t be prouder to be a part of it. “I wear a WSU …
Fri., Oct. 30, 2009
College crowd keeps growing
Community colleges’ enrollment traditionally increases with unemployment rates. A record high of about 11.5 million Americans ages 18 to 24, or nearly 40 percent, attended college in October 2008, according …
Wed., Sept. 9, 2009, 9:48 a.m.
University of Idaho records enrollment bump
The University of Idaho has 1.4 percent more students statewide than it did a year ago.
Wed., July 15, 2009
Two-year colleges’ enrollment climbs
Enrollment numbers for Inland Northwest community colleges are up as much as 22 percent this summer over a year ago, and numbers for fall are projected to jump up as …
Tue., April 14, 2009
WSU-Pullman stops taking freshman applications
Because of expected budget cuts, Washington State University is no longer accepting freshman applications for the fall at its Pullman campus. “We are trying to strike the proper balance between …
Sat., Oct. 18, 1997
UW Enrolls Record Number Of Freshmen
A record freshman class has enrolled at the University of Washington. According to enrollment figures compiled this week, the official head count is 4,505, up from 4,036 last year. The …
Thu., Oct. 16, 1997
Meeting To Focus On Middle-School Boundaries
The Coeur d’Alene School District must decide how to split up attendance among three middle schools. District officials want the public to help them decide whether population growth or limiting …
Tue., Sept. 16, 1997
Girl Refuses To Switch Schools But District 81 Says Sixth-Grader Must Be Bused To Alleviate Overcrowding
Tiffany Cook, 10, hopes to stay at Woodridge. Photo by Shawn Jacobson/The Spokesman-Review
Wed., Sept. 3, 1997
Kids Coming And Going Post Falls Middle School Adjusts To Split-Shifting Of Classes
Though the halls of Post Falls Middle School were full as school started this week, they weren’t as packed as they were before double-shifting began this year. Photo by Liz …
Sat., May 10, 1997
North Idaho College Sign-Up Continues
Registration for North Idaho College summer session credit classes is under way, and will continue through June 6. NIC’s summer session will run from June 9 to July 31. Registration …
Thu., Sept. 19, 1996
Mormon College Changes Lottery-Admissions System
Ricks College has changed its admission policy for next year, after Mormon Church officials became uncomfortable with a lottery-like system adopted last year to determine who could enroll. The church, …
Tue., April 9, 1996
Plan Would Shift School Boundaries
Several hundred children will attend different schools next year if the school board accepts a proposal presented Monday night. Using color-coded maps that made the board room look a bit …
Thu., March 28, 1996
Districtwide School Zones Being Studied
School officials are leaning toward a solution for overcrowded elementary schools that would re-establish school boundaries districtwide. Although some schools have more students than they can hold, the elementary schools …
Mon., March 25, 1996
Board To Hear Crowding Solutions
Three months of meetings led a group of parents and principals here to conclude what they hoped to avoid - children will have to be shuffled from school to school …
Tue., March 5, 1996
Taxpayers Balk At New School Bond Lakeland District Seeks $10 Million To Handle Population Growth
Some Lakeland School District taxpayers, already wrestling with tax rates among the highest in Kootenai County, are balking at a proposed $10 million school bond. “We are like sheep. The …