Stories tagged: school
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 …
Sun., April 1, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
A tattered box with pencil punctures, holes cut with scissors and filled with miscellaneous paper – some crinkled and folded – sits atop a small desk in the vice principal’s …
Thu., March 22, 2018, 4:33 p.m.
Mary Walker School District in Stevens County announced schools would be open Friday as normal.
Thu., March 22, 2018
An alert sent to families of Mary Walker School District students warned of school closure Thursday, while some early reports noted the possibility of a shooting threat.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 8:32 p.m.
When a gunshot was fired from a classroom in the north Georgia mountains and police identified the gunman as a teacher, it immediately pierced the national debate over whether educators …
Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 12:54 p.m.
The principal at a Philadelphia elementary school in a violent corner of the city is paying eighth-graders to not fight.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 11:14 p.m.
Two students were shot and wounded, one critically, inside a Los Angeles middle school classroom Thursday morning and police arrested a female student believed to be 12 years old, authorities …
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 10:38 a.m.
The parents of a former student have filed a federal lawsuit against a western Montana school district, claiming school officials did not protect their daughter from being sexually harassed and …
Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 12:40 p.m.
Using cutting-edge video game technology and animation, the U.S. Army and Homeland Security Department have developed a computer-based simulator that can train everyone from teachers to first responders on how …
Mon., Dec. 25, 2017
With school sign-up time approaching, this is the time of year many parents have to ask a tricky question: Is my child ready for kindergarten? And if the answer is …
Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
The fast-growing online platform was built with help from Facebook engineers and designed to help students learn at their own speed. But it’s been dropped because parents in this Connecticut …
Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 7:22 p.m.
The Connell incident of a fifth-grade boy trading a pocket knife at school appears to be bigger than at first glance.