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Education notebook: Forum will focus on EVSD proposed levies

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 15, 2020

East Valley School District will hold a community forum on two proposed levies Jan. 23 at East Valley High School Library, 15711 E. Wellesley Ave., and Feb. 3 at the district administration office at the Walker Center 3830 N. Sullivan Road.. Superintendent Kelly Shea will be available to answer questions.
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Flyers urge teachers in Spokane, statewide to opt out of union

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 8, 2020

The flyers, tens of thousands of them, arrived during the holidays at the homes of educators in Spokane and throughout the state. They were invitations from an Olympia-based conservative think tank to save that money by opting out of paying membership dues to the Washington Education Association, the statewide teacher’s union.
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Washington, Idaho colleges bracing for ‘enrollment cliff’ in 2025

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 16, 2019

Colleges and universities across the United States are bracing for an “enrollment cliff” in about five years – the result of a downturn in birth rates after the Great Recession. Washington and Idaho are expected to fare well compared to other states, though schools in the region are rethinking their recruitment strategies.