Stories tagged: school
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 10:38 p.m.
In a lead-up to potential layoffs at the Mead School District, the board of directors heard recommendations on where to cut $12 million out of its budget.
UPDATED: Sun., March 31, 2019, 5:42 p.m.
This week a federal judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina ruled that a school’s policy toward girls’ clothing was unconstitutional, the culmination of a court fight that began …
Sat., March 30, 2019, 2:05 p.m.
Police arrested a 5th grade teacher in Hayden, Idaho, on Friday on suspicion of sexual abuse of a minor.
Fri., March 15, 2019, 9:37 a.m.
A movement that began with a single teenager distributing homemade fliers outside the Swedish parliament last summer became a global phenomenon on Friday, as students worldwide skipped school and took …
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. 14, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
Washington State University in Pullman and University of Idaho in Moscow delayed classes Thursday morning as melting snow turned to ice overnight.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 11:23 a.m.
More eastern Idaho schools have been forced to close because of widespread flu-like illnesses.
Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 10:28 a.m.
The head of one of the world’s leading technology companies, and an adviser to and daughter of the nation’s president came to Idaho on Tuesday.
Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
Combatting ‘compassion fatigue’: Initiative focuses on well-being of Clarkston School District’s staff and students
A large part of Bruns’ job is helping students at the high-poverty school in Clarkston. But now his responsibilities have grown to include a focus on the well-being of staff …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 9:05 p.m.
The teen, whose name was not released, allegedly made the threat to several middle school students following an argument, police said in a news release.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 2:37 p.m.
Two 13-year-old boys allegedly brought an airsoft gun to an elementary school in Spokane Valley Friday, resulting in their arrest.
Fri., Sept. 28, 2018, 5 p.m.
While it’s normal to feel a bit nervous before an exam, many young people experience more extreme test anxiety. They might blank out at exam time, get tearful, struggle to …
Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 2 p.m.
A man accused of playing a part in a multimillion-dollar cellphone smuggling ring told the Idaho Press on Wednesday that his biggest concern is the future of the private classical …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 10:25 a.m.
The number of homeless students continues to overwhelm districts throughout the state. Educators have become the first, and in many cases the only, line of defense for students worried about …
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 12:06 p.m.
With fewer areas in active combat in Syria, more children are going back to school this year, the Syrian government said, putting the number at 4 million.
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
After teachers and the Yakima School District reached a tentative contract agreement over the weekend, school began as scheduled Monday – much to the relief of parents, students and employees.
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
Another weekend of bargaining is done, and Southwest Washington’s school districts are no closer to settling contract negotiations with their teachers unions.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 9:28 p.m.
Move-in day at college is supposed to be a little stressful. There’s the packing and hauling, the long drive, the new environment, and at the end of it all, the …
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 1:50 p.m.
I signed onto Facebook recently and quickly realized it’s that time of year – when photos of smiling, backpack-wearing, sign-holding schoolkids off to class get posted faster than I can …
Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 12:09 p.m.
Advice for parents and students from elementary school to college
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 4:40 p.m.
A 6-year-old with dreadlocks was told Monday he could not start first grade at a private Christian school near Apopka without getting a haircut.
Tue., July 31, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
The three adults, among others, came up with the notion to start a school for young children with developmental delays and other disabilities.
Mon., July 30, 2018, 3:58 p.m.
A school district in South Carolina has done away with the much-loved snow days – requiring students to do classwork online.
Tue., June 12, 2018, 1:45 p.m.
Juvenile courts in Washington can prove only about half the time that they’re alerting schools when one of their students has committed a crime, according to a performance audit from …
UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018, 3:32 p.m.
The federal school safety commission set up after the deadly shooting at a Florida high school will not examine the role of guns in school violence, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos …
Fri., June 1, 2018, 6:51 p.m.
A girl was emergency expelled and faces a police investigation after she threatened Horse Heavens Hills Middle School students and staff. Police and school officials said Friday that a “threats …
UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
An Idaho school district will hire its first armed guard this summer in an effort to improve school safety.
Mon., May 7, 2018, 11:47 a.m.
In recent years, Idaho has been a leader in vaccination exemption rates, but not in a good way, according to health professionals. The exemption rate, referring to students whose parents …
Thu., May 3, 2018, 10:33 a.m.
Authorities say a pickup truck crashed through a brick wall and into a Washington elementary school.
UPDATED: Sun., April 8, 2018, 9:24 p.m.
Their classmates took to the streets to protest gun violence and to implore adults to restrict guns, seeming to forecast a generational shift in attitudes toward the Second Amendment. But …