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Two new Spokane Public Schools board members, Paul Schneider and Jerrall Haynes, were sworn in Wednesday night.
Incumbent Spokane School Board member Rocky Treppiedi has lost his re-election bid. The Spokane County Election’s Office finished counting on Monday almost all the remaining 5,000 ballots it had left to count from last week’s election.
Longtime Spokane School Board incumbent Rocky Treppiedi continued to lose ground Thursday evening in his bid to retain his seat as a director with Spokane Public Schools. With more ballots counted, Haynes lead the longtime school board incumbent by 774 votes. There are 3,796 ballots left to be counted in that race. Countywide there are 5,000 ballots left to be counted.
As The Spokesman-Review reports this morning, the Jerrall Haynes has passed Rocky Treppiedi in the Spokane School Board race. We're mapping the shift.
Rocky Treppiedi’s lead in the Spokane school board race has vanished as more ballots are counted.
Longtime Spokane School Board member Rocky Treppiedi has a narrow lead over political newcomer Jerrall Haynes in the race for Position 3 on the board.
Incumbent Rocky Treppiedi’s school board experience gives him the edge over a fresh but raw newcomer.
Q&A: Spokane Public Schools board candidate Jerrall Haynes
Q&A: Spokane Public Schools board candidate Rocky Treppiedi
Rocky Treppiedi wants one more term on the Spokane Public Schools board. Jerrall Haynes, Treppiedi’s 26-year-old challenger, thinks it’s time for a new perspective.
The Spokane Public Schools board unanimously approved an amended budget that will increase school lunch prices and the cost of after school care.
ELECTION PREVIEW: The race for Spokane School Board between a Spokane Valley high school teacher, Paul Schneider, and a nonprofit leader, Patricia Kienholz.
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 workers and bring legal action against the union. “We’re not surprised by the resolution,” said Spokane Education Association President Jenny Rose. “Truly in my heart I think that it’s a scare tactic for our members.”
With a strike looming and negotiators unable to craft a deal after an all-day bargaining session Wednesday, the Spokane Public School board gave the superintendent the ability to fire striking workers and bring legal action against the union.
Long-time Spokane School Board member Rocky Treppiedi easily topped two challengers in the primary to move to the November election.
A lot has changed in the 20 years since Rocky Treppiedi won a seat on Spokane Public Schools’ board of directors. But not Rocky Treppiedi.
Voters who have strong opinions about the Spokane teacher walkout this week likely will find a school board candidate on their August primary ballot who shares their stance. The Spokane Education Association voted last week to hold a one-day strike on Wednesday to protest the Legislature’s long delay in meeting a state Supreme Court’s demand to increase education funding.
Lots of students will need to adjust their alarm clocks this fall. Spokane Public Schools’ board of directors voted unanimously Wednesday to move elementary school start times earlier and push back middle school start times.
Spokane youngsters will get a one-year reprieve from an extended school day. Union negotiations, scheduling dynamics and a fast-approaching end to the school year will delay longer school days for at least a year.
Spokane Public Schools’ board decided Wednesday to offer full-day kindergarten in all 34 of its elementary schools starting this fall. While there are many other budget items left to discuss, the school board voted unanimously to approve full-day kindergarten.