Stories tagged: Students
Sun., March 11, 2018, 10 a.m.
Schools brace for massive student walkouts over gun violence
As schools around the country brace for student walkouts following the deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida, principals and superintendents are scrambling to perform a delicate balancing act: How to let …
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 9:35 a.m.
Student welders save SWAT team money on shooting targets
A southern Idaho sheriff’s office has saved thousands of dollars by recruiting students to build shooting targets for its SWAT team.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 9:09 p.m.
Students return to Florida school where 17 were killed
Students at a Florida high school where 17 of their classmates and staff members were killed returned Sunday to gather their belongings thrown down in panic during the school shooting …
Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 7 p.m.
Not all students back gun control, young conservatives say
At Justin Vaughn’s Maryland high school, support for curbing guns runs deep, “and I’m on the ‘wrong’ side,” the 17-year-old says.
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 6:35 p.m.
Sheriff: School officer never went inside to confront gunman
The armed officer on duty at the Florida school where a shooter killed 17 people never went inside to engage the gunman and has been placed under investigation, officials announced …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 6:44 p.m.
Amid push for gun regulations, leaders around country offer varied proposals
Under pressure to tighten gun laws after a deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school, state and national leaders responded with varied proposals Thursday.
Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 11:41 a.m.
Feds say Texas failed to properly educate disabled students
The U.S. Department of Education announced Thursday that Texas violated federal law for more than a decade by denying thousands of students with disabilities access to special education services.
Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 8:23 a.m.
Jury deciding school isolation booth case
A federal jury is deciding whether the Longview School District violated the constitutional rights of five former students who claimed they were placed inside an isolation booth at an elementary …
Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 1:32 p.m.
CEI students can jointly enroll at the UI
Students enrolling at the College of Eastern Idaho in Idaho Falls will soon be able to jointly enroll at the University of Idaho, reportedly the first such partnership in the …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
Apple supplier used illegal teenage labor to assemble the iPhone X, report says
If you own an iPhone X, there is a chance your prized smartphone was built from forced labor of Chinese high school students.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 9:49 a.m.
More Oregon students are homeless than last year, state says
The number of homeless Oregon students has increased for a fourth consecutive year.
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
Ohio State: 83 students used group messaging app to cheat
Ohio State University has accused 83 undergraduate students of cheating on classwork using a group messaging app.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 7:34 p.m.
Oregon students kept inside after cougar sighting near school
A report of a cougar sighting this week in the northwestern coastal town of Seaside prompted school officials to move all student activities inside.
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 10:12 a.m.
Enrollment exceeds 12,000 at UI
Overall student enrollment at the University of Idaho is up 2.4 percent for fall 2017, bringing total enrollment across all UI campuses above 12,000 for the first time in five …
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017
Dr. Bax: Focus on campus drinking when students fall
Too often these tragedies focus is on the railing, the window or some other distraction from the real issue, which is excessive alcohol use.
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017
Editorial: Our turn to face tragedy, pull together
Now it’s our community that will never be the same; our students, parents, teachers, doctors, nurses and first responders who will never forget.
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 8:41 a.m.
Moscow School District installs new security system
Visitors – and potential intruders – to schools in the Moscow School District will notice that gaining access to the buildings will not be quite as easy it as it …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 9:35 p.m.
Fire at Islamic school in Malaysia kills 24, mostly teens
A fire killed 24 people, mostly teenagers, trapped behind barred windows and a blocked exit in an Islamic school dormitory on the outskirts of Malaysia’s capital early Thursday, officials said.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 3:17 p.m.
SCC welcomes students back with peaceful ceremony led by Tibetan Buddhist monks
Spokane Community College will begin the school year by bringing focus to world peace with the help of Tibetan Buddhist monks. Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery in Atlanta will …
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017
Robert Archer: Advice for parents as school begins
I want to use my and my son’s experiences at Shadle to extrapolate some useful advice for all parents.
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
Report: Idaho is leading state in cyberbullying
One in five Idaho high school students say they have been cyberbullied, according to the latest Youth Risk Behavior Survey taken by the Idaho Department of Education. The 21.1 percent …
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 9:41 p.m.
Student attacks 4 with bat in Australian university class
A student was detained by police after assaulting his teacher and three of his fellow students with a baseball bat on Friday in a classroom at the Australian National University, …
Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 6:06 a.m.
Target steps up its game to court the college crowd
In the age of online shopping, Target is trying new ways to connect with college students while also bringing stores closer to campuses as it opens new smaller-format locations.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 2:09 p.m.
Families use strategies to land scholarships
Spokane-area school leaders encourage that students start early and think ahead, because scholarship dollars are out there – sometimes unclaimed – from local, state and national sources.
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 11:31 p.m.
Man charged with abandoning young girl in car near Gonzaga
Spokane police say a young girl was left alone in a car with the windows rolled down for hours Friday night and into Saturday morning, as temperatures dropped to 39 …
UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 9:19 p.m.
Rate of immunized kindergarteners in Washington a steady 85 percent
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.
Study: School system more likely to hire whites than blacks
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 plans broader rating system for schools
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.
Million-dollar teachers: Cashing in by selling their lessons
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.
Kansas principal resigns after high school journalists investigate her credentials
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 …