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Student data mixed on new state assessments

More than 60 percent of sophomores in Spokane Public Schools last year failed Washington’s math assessment test, while students in neighboring districts performed only slightly better, according to results released …


Districts juggle snow days, changes as school begins

Across the Inland Northwest, students are sharpening their pencils and packing their backpacks in anticipation of the first day of school. Some schools begin today; others begin next week. All …


Montfort School south of Deer Park marks centennial

The Montfort School Community Center on Saturday will celebrate more than 100 years of history. The community center south of Deer Park is hosting Skool Daze from 11 a.m. to …


Scores drop on new statewide test

For the third year in a row, more than 90 percent of high school seniors passed Washington’s reading and writing assessment tests required for graduation.


Schools’ budget reality strikes hard

Consecutive years of belt-tightening are leaving Inland Northwest school districts with fewer notches available to further cinch up their spending. Temporary federal funds for education in the 2009-’11 biennium helped …


Top administrator salaries for Spokane, Central Valley, Mead school districts

Tables ranking the top administrators by salary for three Spokane-area school districts.


Rivalry’s spirit benefits a cause

Six years ago, Jim Preston, assistant principal at Mt. Spokane High School, found a way to channel the fierce rivalry between Mead High School and Mt. Spokane to benefit a …


County OKs rural cluster changes, kid-free development

Spokane County commissioners on Tuesday completed a two-year overhaul of controversial “rural cluster development” standards. The action rounds out a package of reforms designed to make the relatively dense subdivisions …


Mead-area housing plan rules out kids

School-age children would be banned from living in a 415-acre development under a proposal Spokane County commissioners will consider Tuesday. A covenant running with the Mead-area land would limit residential …


Districts keep flu sufferers connected with schoolwork

Inland Northwest students who think coming down with the swine flu means a break from homework – think again.


In brief: Mead’s ‘eye4art’ showcases local artists

Mead School District will have its eye on art during the fourth annual “eye4art” art show and auction, Feb. 21 from 2-6 p.m. More than 30 professional local artists will …


Meetings will address Mead levy issues

The Mead School District Citizens Advisory Planning Committee will hold two community forums regarding the maintenance and operations levy. The first meeting will be tonight at Prairie View Elementary, 2606 …