Stories tagged: Students
UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 9:19 p.m.
State health officials say the percentage of kindergarteners with the required vaccinations needed to start school remained steady at 85 percent.
Thu., May 4, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
Virginia’s largest school system is far more likely to hire a white teacher applicant than an African-American, according to a study by professors at George Mason University.
Wed., May 3, 2017, 1:19 p.m.
Oregon intends to shift how it evaluates schools and intervenes in those with the poorest results, moving from the rigid model required under No Child Left Behind to a more …
Fri., April 14, 2017, 5:13 a.m.
Miss Kindergarten is in the million-dollar club. So are Lovin Lit, the Moffatt Girls and about a dozen other teacher-entrepreneurs who are spinning reading, math, science and social studies into …
Wed., April 5, 2017, 12:52 p.m.
group of reporters and editors from the student newspaper, the Booster Redux at Pittsburg High School in southeastern Kansas, had gathered to talk about Amy Robertson, who was hired as …
Sun., March 12, 2017
Both proposed education budget bills, SB 5607 and HB 1843 (to address McCleary v. State) increase funding for nearly every program except special education.
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 10:38 a.m.
More students are spending the spring semester at WSU Tri-Cities than last year. The university reported that the Richland campus enrollment grew from 1,510 students last spring semester to 1,825 …
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 10:08 a.m.
Enrollment at the University of Montana has once again dropped, while Montana State University is celebrating a record-high count of students.
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 12:44 p.m.
Nearly 40,000 Washington students were homeless last school year, a 12 percent increase from the year before. The Seattle Times reported Tuesday that according to the state superintendent’s office, the …
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 7:46 a.m.
Two Willamette Valley school administrators are under fire after text messages in which they mocked students were made public.
Sat., Jan. 14, 2017
Gonzaga University dorms open early so students can bring it for tonight’s Saint Mary’s game.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016
For much of last Thursday morning, Caroline Maher’s head was filled with anxiety – about the long essay due in her English class, the work for her two advanced placement …
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 8 a.m.
When it meets Thursday, Idaho’s State Board of Education will discuss next steps after an audit showed 99 percent of teacher assessments from the 2014-15 school year were incomplete, late …
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 2:15 p.m.
Aiming to reduce test-taking in America’s classrooms, the Obama administration released final rules Wednesday to help states and school districts take a new approach to the standardized tests students must …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 10:13 a.m.
Enrollment at the University of Oregon fell 2 percent this year, marking four years of declining enrollment for the school.
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 10:13 a.m.
Two students from Silverton High School have been suspended after a pro-Trump demonstration at the school.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 4:36 p.m.
Los Angeles teenagers are giving health experts a new reason to worry about electronic cigarettes. In a study of more than 3,000 students in L.A. County public schools, those who …
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 12:55 p.m.
The number of Running Start students at WSU Tri-Cities nearly tripled this year.
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, 1:10 p.m.
Authorities on Wednesday responded to a shooting at an elementary school in South Carolina. It was not immediately clear precisely where in or around the school gunfire occurred, but local …
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 12:21 p.m.
Students who want a Black Lives Matter movement mural to remain where it was painted on a high school parking space protested Wednesday against a superintendent’s decision to remove it, …
Mon., Sept. 19, 2016, 1:29 p.m.
The Department of Education announced new online resources Monday for students affected by the abrupt closure of ITT Technical Institutes, amid criticism that the government is not doing enough to …
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016
When I stepped into Room B-4 in a South Jersey suburb to face my first class of eighth graders, I was trembling.
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 5:26 a.m.
Police say four Alabama high school students have been arrested after attacking a pregnant classmate in a classroom.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 10:39 a.m.
Portland Public Schools bus drivers will have an expanded menu of listening options this school year.
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 2:02 p.m.
A federal judge has temporarily blocked the Obama administration’s instructions for public schools to accommodate transgender students, siding late Sunday with Texas and a dozen other states that challenged the …
Fri., July 8, 2016, 11:05 a.m.
Ten states sued the federal government Friday over rules requiring public schools to allow transgender students to use restrooms and locker rooms conforming to their gender identity.
Tue., June 7, 2016, 7:38 p.m.
It’s a challenge to teach children who aren’t in class – and new government numbers show more than 6.5 million students were absent for at least three weeks of the …
Fri., May 6, 2016, 2:55 p.m.
Police are investigating after a handgun discharged at a south-central Idaho middle school.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 9:34 a.m.
Students at Pullman’s branch of Spokane Falls Community College may not have a campus to return to when fall semester starts.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 6:40 a.m.
An academic building at Washington State University Tri-Cities is likely to be renamed this week after the university’s late president.