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The court, which voted 6-3 against Reykdal, released its written opinion in a case involving challenger Maia Espinoza's statement that Reykdal championed a policy that teaches "sexual positions to 4th graders."
The Senate approved a bill requiring all public schools offer medically accurate, comprehensive sex education geared to children at all grade levels.
When it comes to providing students lunches with the most benefits and the least waste, many schools have it backward, a new report from the state Auditor’s Office says.
Idaho’s superintendent of public instruction is asking state budget writers for an 8 percent increase to about $2 billion for fiscal year 2020 to educate more than 300,000 students in grades kindergarten through 12th grade.
Candidates for Idaho’s top education post sparred over school safety, early education and their vision for student success during a debate Friday night on Idaho Public Television.
The state’s Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction learned its plan on how to implement the new law received top marks in two recent analyses.
Former Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna says he will not run for the open House seat in Idaho’s 1st Congressional District.
There are additional aspects to schools Superintendent Chris Reykdal’s ambitious plan, and the details are worth exploring. Yet they also are too complex for lawmakers to consider at this point.
Wilder School Superintendent Jeff Dillon has filed to run for state superintendent of public instruction in 2018.
In general, Washington State teachers are younger and whiter, according to a study published Wednesday by the University of Washington.
Randy Dorn is stepping down after eight years as state superintendent of public instruction, and two Democrats are vying to replace him as head of Washington’s K-12 public education system. The nonpartisan job pays $132,000 a year and oversees some $9 billion in education spending.
A much higher than average percentage of Wenatchee High School Hispanic and low-income students head to college or technical school after graduation.
With a whopping $20.8 million grant from the state superintendent’s office, the Central Valley School District has added two new schools to its lineup of major construction projects.
There’s a crowded field of candidates vying to be Washington’s next superintendent of public instruction, but the three top candidates all bring something new to the contest.
The Washington House has passed a bill that seeks to increase the number of public school teachers in the state, in response to a perceived shortage.
Washington State charter schools, including two in Spokane, may join the Mary Walker School District, near Springdale, Wash., later this month. The agreement would keep charter schools open as public schools despite a Washington state Supreme Court ruling declaring their funding source unconstitutional.
Sherri Ybarra has won a close Republican primary for superintendent of public instruction, setting up what could be one of the most competitive statewide races in November.
Swimming, riding bikes or playing video games all summer might sound like fun for a kid, but the consequences of setting aside learning for 11 or 12 weeks are profound. Dozens of studies have found students lose reading and math skills during a traditional summer break; that loss is even more pronounced in low-income children.
A Riverside High School teacher is fighting for his job after being dismissed for having sex on school grounds with a former student. Allen Martin thinks the school district is being too harsh. The district, however, contends the behavior raises too many concerns.
A former Shadle Park High School teacher’s future in education will soon be in the hands of the state. Ryan Murphy resigned this spring while under investigation – a second time – on allegations that he crossed the line with students. Monday, Spokane Public Schools officials said they were in the process of forwarding the file to the state superintendent’s office.