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For Spokane School Board, voters can choose experience or new outlook

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.

Spokane public high schools’ new GPA scale challenges some students, rewards others

A change to the grading scale in Spokane public high schools is attempting to more accurately judge student academic performance. In the process, it’s making it harder to earn an …

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 …

Our primary picks stand for Nov. 3 general vote

The commentaries below summarize endorsement positions taken by The Spokesman-Review’s editorial board before the Aug. 18 primary that remain applicable for the Nov. 3 general election. The full editorials can …