More than 20,000 international students at Washington’s colleges will no longer lose their visas if their school does not teach in-person classes in the fall, following the Trump administration’s decision Tuesday to drop its new immigration rules.
Sheridan, Wilson, Balboa are among Spokane schools whose name may change due to namesakes’ actions and views
A new Trump administration policy that threatens to revoke international students' visas won't have the same impact at every college and university, as institutions have taken various approaches to reopening during the coronavirus pandemic. But for any international student who had hoped to take online-only courses this fall, the choice is clear: Risk attending at least some in-person classes, or leave the country.
In an interview Thursday, Morrison said he resigned primarily due to “unforeseen personal matters” but also expressed misgivings about the speedy process through which Adam Swinyard was appointed superintendent.
Despite President Donald Trump’s threats Wednesday to cut federal funding to schools if they do not reopen in the fall, Washington and Idaho school districts will continue to follow guidelines from health officials to decide their fall plans.
The Community Colleges of Spokane have canceled another in-person graduation ceremony due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Washington university administrators, Gov. Jay Inslee and bipartisan members of the state’s congressional delegation on Tuesday denounced new visa restrictions imposed by President Donald Trump’s administration.
The ruling from the Thurston County Superior Court that found candidate Maia Espinoza had misstated Superintendent of the Office of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal's position on a sex education curriculum for students has been appealed, but it may be too late to remove the statement from printed voter information.
Here’s an out-of-this-world idea: A sophomore at North Central High School might help pave the way for astronauts to one day reach Mars.
More than a few eyebrows were raised last weekend when Adam Swinyard was named superintendent of the largest school district in Eastern Washington.
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At the beginning of the year, a new nonprofit organization was formed to serve the children of Millwood by offering after-school activities and mentoring. All that came to a halt in March when the pandemic hit, and the organization has instead shifted to bringing food to people in need.
For Teacher’s World owner Shannon Chiamulon, learning isn’t only derived from sitting down and reading a book, knowledge can come about by other creative means.
Spokane has joined several other communities vying to host the command center of the newest branch of the armed forces – the U.S. Space Force.
The Spokane County Commission passed a resolution Monday supporting the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office in an effort to boost morale for sheriff’s deputies and highlight the training deputies undergo .
Washington State University President Kirk Schulz has taken a voluntary 10% pay cut for one year and turned down a $50,000 retention bonus as the university works to regain its financial footing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
There will be no interim superintendent at Spokane Public Schools. Instead, the district’s board of directors voted unanimously Saturday afternoon to promote chief academic officer Adam Swinyard to a permanent 2-year position following Shelley Redinger’s resignation.
Spokane Public Schools directors “will not allow ourselves to be pressured” into making a hasty decision on how to fill its newly vacant superintendent’s position, board President Jerrall Haynes said Thursday.
The goal of Somebody Needs You is to match donors with the specific requests of needy Spokane residents.
Citing a grim revenue forecast in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Eastern Washington University’s board of trustees on Thursday unanimously approved an operating budget for fiscal 2021 that’s estimated to be $22.5 million, or nearly 8%, smaller than the budget for the current fiscal year.
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