Stories tagged: teachers
Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Teacher strikes in Tacoma, Battle Ground, Centralia, and Tumwater have impacted more than 53,000 students combined, just under half of whom come from low-income households.
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
The teachers strike in Evergreen Public Schools could be over after a tentative agreement was reached at 2:57 a.m. today.
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 6:17 p.m.
Tacoma teachers say they will strike starting Thursday.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 7:52 p.m.
After Spokane Public Schools and the Mead School District agreed this week to large pay raises for their teachers, the teachers union for Central Valley School District hopes to get …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
After teachers and the Yakima School District reached a tentative contract agreement over the weekend, school began as scheduled Monday – much to the relief of parents, students and employees.
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 9:25 a.m.
Teachers in the Evergreen and Washougal school districts headed to the picket lines this morning, demonstrating in favor of higher wages after contract negotiations across Clark County stalled.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 11:02 p.m.
Teachers turned up in large numbers and turned up the volume Wednesday night in their ongoing contract talks with the Spokane Public Schools district.
Sun., July 1, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
A Yakima Herald-Republic analysis of current online job postings found that there are at least 65 open teaching positions in the Yakima Valley.
Mon., June 25, 2018, 12:21 p.m.
Educators say the Yakima Valley isn’t immune to a growing statewide problem: It’s hard to hire, and even harder to retain, teachers who work with special-needs students.
Wed., May 23, 2018, 12:20 p.m.
A sea of red shirts formed Tuesday afternoon outside the Clarkston School District Office as the first of what could be many rounds of contract negotiations began.
Sat., May 19, 2018
Last week was Teacher Appreciation Week, and I intended to write on the subject, but a more newsy topic intervened. That’s an apt metaphor for what is happening to the …
Wed., May 16, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
Nearly all public school teachers report digging into their pockets to pay for school supplies, spending nearly $480 a year, far more than the federal $250 tax deduction available to …
Wed., May 16, 2018, 9:48 a.m.
Teachers demanding better pay and more resources filled the streets of North Carolina’s capital city Wednesday with loud chants and the color red, continuing the trend of educators around the …
UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018, 6:44 p.m.
The Arizona governor signed a plan Thursday to give striking teachers a 20 percent pay raise, ending their six-day walkout after a dramatic all-night legislative session and sending more than …
UPDATED: Thu., April 26, 2018, 10:02 p.m.
Teachers in Arizona and Colorado turned their state Capitols into a sea of red Thursday as they kicked off widespread walkouts that shut down public schools in a bid for …
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 9:40 p.m.
Arizona teachers have voted to walk off the job to demand increased school funding, marking a key step toward a first-ever statewide strike that builds on a movement for higher …
UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018, 3:40 p.m.
Thousands of Kentucky teachers filled the streets near the state Capitol in Frankfort on a cold, overcast Monday to rally for education funding.
Mon., April 2, 2018, 10 a.m.
Thousands of Oklahoma teachers are expected to descend on the state Capitol Monday to demand lawmakers approve more education funding just days after the Legislature did just that.
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Hundreds of Kentucky teachers flexed their political muscle with a rally Wednesday outside the state Capitol, seeking to bury a proposed pension overhaul and win more state education funding from …
Wed., March 14, 2018
The Spokane School Board was considering a shocking idea –allowing married women to be schoolteachers. The district, like many others in 1918, had a rule prohibiting married women from teaching.
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 8:49 a.m.
Hundreds of teachers in central Kentucky have rallied in front of public schools to protest proposed cuts to their retirement benefits in what could be a precursor to a statewide …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 4:58 p.m.
Striking teachers in West Virginia are to return to the classroom on Thursday, Gov. Jim Justice said in announcing he is offering teachers and school service personnel a revised 5 …
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 12:05 p.m.
Spokane Public Schools has announced 51 teachers have achieved the 2017 National Board Certification.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 1:57 p.m.
A recent report says about a third of all teachers who are certified in Idaho each year don’t go on to get teaching jobs in the state, and many of …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 4:12 p.m.
State regulators have disciplined 28 teachers over the past school year for ethical misconduct ranging from inappropriate conduct with a student to substance abuse.
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017
The local levies the richest districts can collect each year is 66 percent more per student than what the poorest districts can collect.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 2:18 p.m.
A number of rural Idaho school districts are struggling to lure licensed teachers to classrooms, causing the districts to hire more unlicensed educators.
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, 8:53 a.m.
Richland teachers and administrators have settled on a one-year contract.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 4:51 p.m.
Desperate for candidates, many south-central Idaho school districts are recruiting more aggressively. And the struggle is more pronounced in rural towns, which have to compete with larger school districts on …