What kid hasn’t dreamed of a treehouse a la Swiss Family Robinson – that is if they’re familiar with the classic tale or Disney movie? For Molly Markham, 11, that dream came true when her dad built her one this spring. “I originally thought of a platform with a rope ladder,” her dad, Gary Markham, said.
Moving too quickly for some people and not nearly urgently enough for others, Spokane Public Schools will begin to bring first-graders back to classes on Nov. 9.
More than 3,000 students in the Central Valley School District could be back in classes by the end of next week.
Two of the district’s major goals – restoring lost programs and rebuilding its fund balance – aren’t mutually exclusive, but attaining both has become problematic amid the economic recession brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Supporters of President Donald Trump who took part in a scientific while watching Thursday's debate reacted more strongly than others when one candidate attacked the other.
Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Denise Juneau says the district will remain in a remote learning model for the rest of the current semester because of an increase in COVID-19 cases
A lot of numbers were tossed around during Friday morning’s special meeting of the Lakeland Joint School District board.
Confronted with sharply rising cases of COVID-19, the three largest school districts in Kootenai County responded Friday with diverse approaches to the crisis.
The protesters outside begged to disagree, but Spokane Public Schools board members and staff offered a positive outlook Wednesday night on the district’s cautious approach in bringing students back to buildings.
Citizens will get more time to offer suggestions for three new middle schools in Spokane.
The Coeur d'Alene School District board voted unanimously to allow 4 days per week of in-person instruction for kindergartners through 8th-graders beginning Oct. 26, pushing ahead amid rising COVID-19 cases in its schools and across Kootenai County.
Distance learning has been tough on all students across the region, but those without a permanent shelter face additional challenges. Homeless students already are at greater risk of falling behind in class, and the pandemic has only heightened those concerns for educators and parents.
As if managing a high school civics class wasn’t stimulating enough, along came COVID-19 and one of the most contentious election seasons in history.
For educators and students in Spokane and North Idaho, the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t going away anytime soon.
The doors are about to open a little wider in the Central Valley School District.
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This has been a year filled with bad news. Teenagers are inundated by the negativity that swirls around them, but a group of local teens is choosing to focus on the positive, and they hope the community will join them.
Eastern Washington University announced Wednesday that most courses will be online for the winter 2021 quarter.
Spokane Public Schools will continue to take a measured approach to reopening schools, Superintendent Adam Swinyard said Tuesday.
David May inherited a job with challenges both brought on by the pandemic and predating its effects in higher education. Eastern Washington will have to pare down some of its offerings and become more competitive in the field of higher education to thrive in the future, May said.
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