Stories tagged: school board
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019, 10:17 p.m.
Schools are doing their best to cope with larger class sizes and other budget-related challenges, a trio of principals told Spokane Public Schools board members Wednesday night.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 8:07 p.m.
Already penciled in on Tuesday, the general election field for the Spokane Public Schools board was etched in stone Wednesday night after additional votes were tabulated.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 11:29 p.m.
Two of the three races for the Spokane Public Schools board appeared clear cut after initial results came back from Tuesday’s primary election, but the Position 1 race was far …
Fri., July 12, 2019, 5 a.m.
Whoever wins the race for Position 2 on the Spokane Public Schools board of directors, expect them to take a cautious approach on budgetary issues. All three candidates – Luc …
Mon., May 13, 2019, 5 a.m.
A growing number of school-age children prompted Manito residents to seek a permanent replacement of the “portable” school at 21st Avenue and Hatch Street.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 9:02 p.m.
A one-time Edmonds school board candidate has been arrested in a sex-trafficking case after investigators said he groomed his children’s former babysitter and used “emotional and psychological coercion” to force …
Tue., June 26, 2018, 8:05 a.m.
A school board member resigned earlier this month after making statements on social media that insulted Native Americans.
Sun., June 3, 2018, 10:13 p.m.
A school board in Fife has determined that one of its middle school principals sexually harassed teachers under his supervision.
Sat., July 8, 2017, 5:27 p.m.
Candidates answer questions about the roles they would play on the Spokane Public School Board.
Sun., June 25, 2017
If I heard any “costs” spoken about at the June 14 board meeting, they were the costs to our system that has thrown away young members of our community for …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 5:50 p.m.
The Arkansas NAACP and several residents are calling for the resignation of a school board member in eastern Arkansas after photos surfaced of him at a Halloween party in blackface …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 4, 2015, 9:33 p.m.
Rocky Treppiedi’s lead in the Spokane school board race has vanished as more ballots are counted.
Thu., Oct. 22, 2015
Agree with The Spokesman-Review, or not, vote.
Sat., Oct. 17, 2015
Incumbent Rocky Treppiedi’s school board experience gives him the edge over a fresh but raw newcomer.
Fri., Oct. 16, 2015
The editorial board recommends school district voters support Patricia Kienholz.
Thu., Oct. 15, 2015, 10:29 p.m.
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.
Thu., Oct. 2, 2014
Longtime East Valley school board member Mitch Jensen will step down from his seat effective Oct. 14. “I am not giving in, I am not giving up, I have simply …
Thu., June 12, 2014
The East Valley School Board voted to extend Interim Superintendent Tom Gresch’s contract through the end of the 2014-15 school year. According to the contract, Gresch will receive $150,000 in …
Thu., April 10, 2014
The East Valley School board on Tuesday took its first step to begin layoffs. The board approved a resolution that states the layoffs would help the district avoid a fiscal …
Thu., Jan. 16, 2014
For the past four years, the West Valley School Board has welcomed two student representatives, nonvoting members who let the board know what is happening in the schools. This year, …
Thu., Jan. 16, 2014
Since 2010, parents and community members in the East Valley School District have been talking about the transition to K-8. Tuesday at the district’s school board meeting, community members turned …
Sat., Oct. 19, 2013
The race for school board in the East Valley School District has been heating up this month. After an overhaul of the organizational system – the district has been transitioning …
Thu., Sept. 27, 2012
At a board meeting in August, Central Valley school board chair Debra Long questioned whether the district should continue to charge students participation fees for all of its Washington Interscholastic …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2011, 1 a.m.
Spokane Public Schools Superintendent Nancy Stowell announced her resignation at the school board meeting Wednesday night. Her last day will be June 30. Stowell has worked in the district for …
Wed., June 22, 2011, 8:59 p.m.
Spokane Public Schools’ officials agreed to a 2011-12 preliminary budget Wednesday that does not increase any class sizes, but there’s still work to be done. About $1 million remains to …
Wed., June 15, 2011, 9:48 p.m.
Spokane Public Schools principals have agreed to a 3 percent pay cut, a move that will help the school district offset a $13.1 million budget shortfall.
Wed., Oct. 13, 2010, 9:10 p.m.
Hundreds of Spokane Public Schools employees sent a message to the school board Wednesday night: “We’re angry.” Union members packed the board of directors meeting to express disappointment the elected …
Thu., April 29, 2010
Students in the Central Valley School District would pay to participate in athletics and activities during the 2010-’11 school year – $25 for middle school students and $55 for high …
Sat., March 27, 2010
An interim report by the Central Valley School District Capital Facilities Committee includes recommendations for a new elementary school and returning kindergarten center students to their neighborhood schools. The committee …
Sat., Nov. 28, 2009
The East Valley school board approved a long-awaited contract with its teachers union at Tuesday’s meeting. The two sides have been negotiating for months, and at times progress was slow. …