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Legislature looking for ways to fix the ‘McCleary fix’

School districts and lawmakers across the state struggle with some of the things the McCleary fix didn’t fix.

CV budget cuts class sizes

In creating a list of budget priorities, the Central Valley School Board focused on reducing class sizes for young students, and extending the day for kindergartners. The priorities, which were …

Restoration of funding means opportunities for schools

These are righteous times for Washington school districts. The first spoils from a lawsuit requiring the state to fund basic education will help launch all-day kindergarten across Spokane, hire more …

Spokane expands full-day kindergarten to all schools

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, …

CV unveils budget for next year

Finance Director Jan Hutton unveiled the Central Valley School District’s 2012-’13 budget during the school board’s meeting Monday. For the first time in several years, there was good news.

School boards approve budgets

With the first day of school just around the corner, school boards have been busy approving the budgets for the coming year. • In the East Valley School District, the …

Two CV school union contracts have pay cuts

The Central Valley School Board approved collective bargaining agreements with the classified and principals’ unions, which include salary cuts. Human Resources Director Neva Ringwald told the board Monday the Public …

Teachers tap learning lifeline

The crime scene investigators — students in Maureen Howard’s life sciences class at Post Falls Middle School — had five suspect vehicles, only one of which contained the type of …

Education Notebook: Books earn Nook for Rogers’ Cook

Brice Cook, a student at Rogers High School, can read in style – and color – on his new Nook Color after he was awarded the top prize in Rogers …

Federal infusion will let Idaho schools drop furlough days

North Idaho education officials are still deciding what to do with their cut of the $51.6 million coming to the state from a federal jobs bill. But they know the …

School bus cuts mean kids walk

Children in Everett will be walking up to a mile to get to school next year. The budget saving plan has some parents worried about traffic and safety.

Central Valley considers athletic, activities fees

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 …