Stories tagged: Students
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 …
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 1:45 p.m.
A new program at the Pocatello Community Charter School called Riding for Focus aims to prove biking can be the best medicine for middle-schoolers who have trouble behaving or paying …
Thu., July 5, 2018, 2:35 p.m.
Researchers have shown – and teachers know – that schoolchildren exposed to neighborhood violence can have a tougher time learning, experiencing more stress and depression than their peers growing up …
UPDATED: Wed., July 4, 2018, 6:02 p.m.
During the summer months, food insecurity is a large concern for school officials who say summertime is when many kids tend to go hungry.
Sun., June 24, 2018, 2:29 p.m.
People from all over the world end up working at the Tyson meat-processing plant in Wallula. And that is why Tyson needs Elio Quiros-Meneses and Noemi Reed. Tucked into a …
Sun., March 11, 2018, 10 a.m.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The number of homeless Oregon students has increased for a fourth consecutive year.
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 …