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Jim Allen joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently covers K-12 education and women's basketball.


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Feb. 19, 2020, 5 a.m.
Shelley Redinger, Spokane schools superintendent, is a finalist for a similar job in Scottsdale, Ariz., and is an applicant for the superintendent job in Nashville, Tennessee.

Feb. 19, 2020, 5 a.m.
Spokane Public Schools may consider asking voters to raise property taxes to offset budget deficits created by state government changes to school funding along with pay raises given in 2018.

Feb. 18, 2020, 7:14 p.m.
Classes were in session Tuesday at Ferris High School despite a social media threat that prompted a reassuring message to parents the previous night from Principal Ken Schutz.

Feb. 18, 2020, 5 a.m.
Students in Nikki Carney’s second-grade class are adding and subtracting three-digit numbers with ease. And not just any three-digit numbers. These involve carrying and borrowing – tasks that would test most adults.