School Board, Position 3, Spokane Public Schools
|Jerrall J. Haynes (N)||15,178||49.56%|
* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.
Parents can help prevent outbreaks of chickenpox by taking the new school requirements seriously.
If handguns are out of the question, Tasers may be an intermediate measure.
A new bus route system, implemented in September, centralizes pickup spots and reduces how far students have to walk, according to Spokane Public Schools officials. However, Amanda Hamilton, a parent in Browne’s Addition believes the new system is ignoring the realities of neighborhoods like hers.
Rather than give lawmakers clear signals on charter schools, a divided court stubbornly stays the wrong course.
Hutton Elementary School has been voted onto Spokane historic register by the City Council.
Demands for smaller classrooms will increase the pressure to bring new teaching resources into schools. Instructional assistants should be part of the mix, but only if they have been trained to teach.
Measles outbreaks during the past year have rekindled the national and Northwest debate regarding vaccines in an area with historically higher-than-average numbers of people who don’t have their children immunized against diseases. There have been some gains. The National Immunization Survey found that both Washington and Idaho meet the public health goal of having more than 90 percent of toddlers – children 19 to 35 months old – vaccinated against the measles and a host of other diseases.