Stories tagged: Steven Gering
Fri., Feb. 3, 2017, 6 a.m.
Spokane Public Schools will eliminate valedictorian system, class ranking to ‘dampen’ academic arms race
Within the next five years, Spokane Public Schools will eliminate the valedictorian system as well as class rankings for high school students.
Thu., Dec. 17, 2015, 3:39 p.m.
Spokane School Board asks for 24-credit graduation waiver
Spokane Public Schools will join 75 districts around the state asking to be excused from 24-credit graduation requirements.
Fri., Sept. 25, 2015
State attorney general asks high court to reconsider charter school ruling
Attorney General Bob Ferguson asked the state Supreme Court on Thursday to reconsider its ruling that Washington’s new charter school law is unconstitutional. “Regardless of one’s feelings about charter schools, …
Fri., Sept. 18, 2015
Spokane public high schools’ new GPA scale challenges some students, rewards others
A change to the grading scale in Spokane public high schools is attempting to more accurately judge student academic performance. In the process, it’s making it harder to earn an …
Fri., Nov. 23, 2012
System warns educators of dropout risk
A data system launched this fall in Spokane Public Schools puts each child’s academic and behavioral information at educators’ fingertips, helping educators address problems at an earlier stage. “At the …
Mon., Nov. 1, 2010
North Central principal helps students think beyond school
North Central High School Principal Steven Gering was one of nine educators statewide recently honored with a Golden Apple award for making a significant change in secondary education. During the …
Thu., Oct. 28, 2010
Education notes: Sacajawea teacher receives award
Jamie Smith, a science teacher at Sacajawea Middle School, recently received the 2010 Mona Bailey Teacher Leadership Award. Smith was evaluated on her leadership skills and her dedication to her …