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Charter schools supporters rally at Pride Prep

Kyle McCarty’s sixth-grade daughter wakes up early because she’s excited to go to school at Pride Prep, one of Spokane’s two charter schools. That’s a big change for the 11-year-old, …

No teacher strike; Spokane schools stay open after union, district reach tentative deal

After days of mediated negotiations the Spokane Education Association and Spokane Public Schools came to a tentative contract agreement Thursday afternoon, narrowly avoiding a districtwide strike. “We are very pleased …

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 3, 2015

Spokane teacher strike averted; tentative agreement reached

A tentative agreement has been reached between Spokane Public Schools and the teachers union that averts a labor strike Friday.

School talks stall, board prepares for legal action in event of strike

With a strike looming and negotiators unable to craft a deal after an all-day bargaining session Wednesday, the Spokane Public Schools board gave the superintendent the ability to fire striking …

Spokane teachers, administration work to avoid strike

In an effort to avoid a strike less than a week into the new school year, representatives from the Spokane Education Association and Spokane Public Schools agreed to spend all …

Spokane school year begins amid fears of teachers strike

On Monday, Hy Yoeun dropped off her second-grader, Alex, at Bemiss Elementary. “He didn’t want the summer to be over,” Yoeun said.