Stories tagged: Students
SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2017
Kennel ready to roar again: Dorms open early so Gonzaga students can bring it for Saint Mary’s game
Gonzaga University dorms open early so students can bring it for tonight’s Saint Mary’s game.
MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2016
Schools create moments of calm for stressed-out students
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 …
MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016, 8 A.M.
Audit: Teacher assessments are playing hooky
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 …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 2:15 P.M.
K-12 standardized testing rules could mean fewer exams for students
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 …
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 10:13 A.M.
University of Oregon enrollment drops for fourth year
Enrollment at the University of Oregon fell 2 percent this year, marking four years of declining enrollment for the school.
THURSDAY, NOV. 10, 2016, 10:13 A.M.
Oregon students accused of making threats at Trump rally
Two students from Silverton High School have been suspended after a pro-Trump demonstration at the school.
TUESDAY, NOV. 8, 2016, 4:36 P.M.
Teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely to smoke tobacco, study finds
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 …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2, 2016, 12:55 P.M.
WSU Running Start enrollment nearly triples in Tri-Cities
The number of Running Start students at WSU Tri-Cities nearly tripled this year.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28, 2016, 1:10 P.M.
Authorities: South Carolina elementary school shooter killed father before rampage
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 …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2016, 12:21 P.M.
Idaho students protest for, against Black Lives Matter mural
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, …
MONDAY, SEPT. 19, 2016, 1:29 P.M.
Education Department beefs up effort to help ITT Tech students
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 …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 7, 2016
Sally Friedman: Powerful memories for ex-teacher
When I stepped into Room B-4 in a South Jersey suburb to face my first class of eighth graders, I was trembling.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2016, 5:26 A.M.
Four students arrested after pregnant classmate attacked
Police say four Alabama high school students have been arrested after attacking a pregnant classmate in a classroom.
THURSDAY, AUG. 25, 2016, 10:39 A.M.
Portland schools expanding music options for bus drivers
Portland Public Schools bus drivers will have an expanded menu of listening options this school year.
MONDAY, AUG. 22, 2016, 2:02 P.M.
Federal judge blocks Obama’s rules on bathrooms for transgender students
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 …
FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016, 11:05 A.M.
10 states sue over restrooms transgender students can use
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.
TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2016, 7:38 P.M.
School absentee levels in U.S. called disturbing
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 …
FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016, 2:55 P.M.
Twin Falls police investigating after gun fired at school
Police are investigating after a handgun discharged at a south-central Idaho middle school.
FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016, 9:34 A.M.
SFCC’s Pullman branch in jeopardy of closing
Students at Pullman’s branch of Spokane Falls Community College may not have a campus to return to when fall semester starts.
THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2016, 6:40 A.M.
WSU regents to consider tuition cut
An academic building at Washington State University Tri-Cities is likely to be renamed this week after the university’s late president.
THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2016, 3:51 P.M.
Pullman schools get $7.4 million grant to add classrooms
Nearly a year after applying, the Pullman School District announced Wednesday it has been awarded a $7.4 million grant to increase the number of kindergarten through third-grade classrooms.
MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2016, 11:27 A.M.
Parents complain about handcuffing of elementary students
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.
THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2016, 10:55 A.M.
Principal won’t punish ninth-graders who hired male stripper
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.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2016, 8:19 A.M.
OSU working to contain possible norovirus outbreak
Oregon State University officials say they are taking steps to contain a possible norovirus outbreak after up to 60 students fell ill with symptoms.
TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016, 9:01 A.M.
Roof collapse at Pakistan religious school kills 5 students
A Pakistani official says a roof that was under construction at a religious school collapsed, killing five students.
TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2016, 11:51 A.M.
Three Franciscan leaders charged in abuse at Pennsylvania school
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 …
THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2016, 7:13 A.M.
Teacher resigns over nude pictures taken from her cellphone
Some South Carolina high school students have started an online petition to bring back a teacher who resigned after a student spread a nude picture of her through text messages …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17, 2016, 2:33 P.M.
Reducing state teacher shortage aim of new bill
The Washington House has passed a bill that seeks to increase the number of public school teachers in the state, in response to a perceived shortage.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, FEB. 12, 2016, 10:09 A.M.
Two girls killed in shooting at Phoenix-area high school
Police say two teens have been shot at a high school in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale, but there is no more danger to the rest of the campus.
MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2015
Japanese students practice English, glean knowledge from Fairwood retirees
The word “quilt” just didn’t translate when Joan Nelson told her young Japanese visitors of her hobby, even when she used her hands to mimic sewing. “We had a real …