Stories tagged: school
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016
Traditions can be great, but it’s always good to periodically step back and ask, “Why are we doing this?” If there is no benefit, then someone has to say the …
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016, 10:59 a.m.
Militants attacked the American University of Afghanistan on Wednesday, according to an Associated Press photographer who was in class at the time.
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 4:28 p.m.
New state rules are requiring all children grades 9-12 to have two chickenpox vaccinations. In Spokane, that means roughly 8,000 high schoolers are due for their second dose of the …
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 1:40 p.m.
It’s back-to-college season, which means retailers are battling to equip as many of America’s freshmen with laptops, futons and minifridges as they can. In the flood of deals and discounts, …
Sat., Aug. 20, 2016
Last year, nearly 13,000 kindergartners in Washington did not have all the required immunizations to start school. This means that several thousand kindergartners are without the protection that vaccines provide
Fri., July 29, 2016, 10:04 a.m.
The Sandy Hook Elementary School was opened to the media Friday, nearly four years after the mass shooting at the school.
Mon., June 20, 2016, 10:15 a.m.
The FBI has announced the arrest of an educational assistant on child pornography charges. FBI spokeswoman Beth Anne Steele says 30-year-old Sean Haga works in the Bandon School District, where …
Mon., June 6, 2016, 6:30 a.m.
Nolyn McCord and more than 100 other students at Thompson Elementary in Spanaway are at school. On a Saturday. And they’re loving it.
Sun., June 5, 2016
If Rachel’s story leads to sober reflection and thoughtful debate, all the better. That would a welcome step forward from the contretemps we’ve witnessed through the prism of the bathroom …
Sun., May 29, 2016
Portland Public Schools has shut down drinking fountains at all of its schools and will use bottled water for the remaining school year after tests at two schools found high …
UPDATED: Wed., May 25, 2016, 3:13 p.m.
BOISE – A black teen who prosecutors say was sexually assaulted by three white football players in an Idaho high school locker room has sued the school district, saying the …
Mon., May 23, 2016, 2:08 p.m.
Media outlets across the United States, from New England to Wisconsin and California, as well as in the United Kingdom are reporting school evacuations because of threats.
Thu., May 19, 2016, 1:58 p.m.
Hundreds of students walked out of a suburban Portland high school to protest an offensive banner that briefly appeared in the cafeteria.
Tue., May 17, 2016, 2:39 p.m.
In progressive Seattle, a presidential order that public schools give transgender students access to the bathrooms matching their gender identity won’t require a shift.
Sat., May 7, 2016, 6:20 a.m.
I’m the mom who holds her little boy at night, listening to him explain things she doesn’t even come close to understanding, nervously thinking about the long road.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 3:20 p.m.
Police say a man walked onto an Ohio school playground during recess and stabbed an 8-year-old girl, who’s now in critical condition.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 2:55 p.m.
Police are investigating after a handgun discharged at a south-central Idaho middle school.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 9:32 a.m.
Officials say several schools went on lockdown amid reports of gunfire at a transportation company near Houston.
Tue., May 3, 2016, 11:40 a.m.
While schools across the nation celebrated Teacher Appreciation Day, hundreds of Detroit Public Schools teachers packed the sidewalks outside the Fisher Building Tuesday to demand guarantees that they will be …
Wed., April 27, 2016, 2:16 p.m.
Three students involved in a fight that ended in a teenager’s death at a Delaware school have been suspended, a school district spokeswoman said.
Sat., April 23, 2016, 9:37 a.m.
The principal of an elite prep school dealing with a series of sexual abuse allegations acknowledged Friday that it represented a “dark moment” but said the school will emerge from …
Mon., April 18, 2016, 11:27 a.m.
Angry parents are demanding action after they say at least five students were handcuffed at a Middle Tennessee elementary school for not stopping an off-campus fight.
Thu., April 14, 2016, 10:55 a.m.
A Des Moines, Iowa, principal has decided not to punish the ninth-grade girls who arranged for a male stripper to perform at their high school’s synchronized swimming club banquet.
Tue., April 12, 2016, 8:33 a.m.
Two men have been arrested after girls reported an attempted abduction in Idaho.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 2:43 p.m.
A middle school teacher was charged Wednesday after he was found carrying a gun at school, police said.
Tue., April 5, 2016, 10:30 a.m.
It has taken a month and nearly $350,000 to remove the rats from the Snohomish High School cafeteria. Everett school officials say the building is expected to reopen next week …
Tue., April 5, 2016, 9:01 a.m.
A Pakistani official says a roof that was under construction at a religious school collapsed, killing five students.
Tue., April 5, 2016, 8:45 a.m.
A propane-powered model rocket exploded at a Southern California school, killing a young man and sending his friend to the hospital with minor injuries, authorities said.
Wed., March 30, 2016, 5:48 p.m.
Authorities have arrested the principal of a small Christian school in Sequim, Washington, on charges of child rape and molestation involving students.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 11:51 a.m.
Three leaders of a Franciscan religious order were charged Tuesday with allowing a friar who was a known sexual predator to take on jobs, including a position as a high …