Stories tagged: school
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019
Chicago teachers went on strike Thursday, marching on picket lines after failing to reach a contract deal with the nation’s third-largest school district in a dispute that canceled classes for …
Sun., Aug. 25, 2019
Want to make a great first impression in high school? We have a coliform for that.
UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019
Ashley Cardinal signed up for the Army National Guard before her senior year of high school at West Valley High School in 2001. A career in the military and raising …
UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019
Nearly 3 million students around the country face struggles keeping up with their studies because they must make do without home internet. In classrooms, access to laptops and the internet …
Fri., June 7, 2019
Teachers deserve a Nobel prize. In everything. They are creative. They are compassionate. They are intelligent. And heaven help us all, they are patient. Sooooo patient.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019
In a lead-up to potential layoffs at the Mead School District, the board of directors heard recommendations on where to cut $12 million out of its budget.
UPDATED: Sun., March 31, 2019
This week a federal judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina ruled that a school’s policy toward girls’ clothing was unconstitutional, the culmination of a court fight that began …
Sat., March 30, 2019
Police arrested a 5th grade teacher in Hayden, Idaho, on Friday on suspicion of sexual abuse of a minor.
Fri., March 15, 2019
A movement that began with a single teenager distributing homemade fliers outside the Swedish parliament last summer became a global phenomenon on Friday, as students worldwide skipped school and took …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019
A lawsuit accuses a private school in Spokane of bullying kindergartners, encouraging them to bully each other and evoking “negative karma from past lives” to justify it all. Administrators at …
Thu., Feb. 14, 2019
Washington State University in Pullman and University of Idaho in Moscow delayed classes Thursday morning as melting snow turned to ice overnight.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019
More eastern Idaho schools have been forced to close because of widespread flu-like illnesses.
Wed., Nov. 28, 2018
The head of one of the world’s leading technology companies, and an adviser to and daughter of the nation’s president came to Idaho on Tuesday.
Mon., Nov. 26, 2018
Combatting ‘compassion fatigue’: Initiative focuses on well-being of Clarkston School District’s staff and students
A large part of Bruns’ job is helping students at the high-poverty school in Clarkston. But now his responsibilities have grown to include a focus on the well-being of staff …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018
The teen, whose name was not released, allegedly made the threat to several middle school students following an argument, police said in a news release.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018
Two 13-year-old boys allegedly brought an airsoft gun to an elementary school in Spokane Valley Friday, resulting in their arrest.
Fri., Sept. 28, 2018
While it’s normal to feel a bit nervous before an exam, many young people experience more extreme test anxiety. They might blank out at exam time, get tearful, struggle to …
Sun., Sept. 16, 2018
A man accused of playing a part in a multimillion-dollar cellphone smuggling ring told the Idaho Press on Wednesday that his biggest concern is the future of the private classical …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2018
The number of homeless students continues to overwhelm districts throughout the state. Educators have become the first, and in many cases the only, line of defense for students worried about …
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018
With fewer areas in active combat in Syria, more children are going back to school this year, the Syrian government said, putting the number at 4 million.
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018
After teachers and the Yakima School District reached a tentative contract agreement over the weekend, school began as scheduled Monday – much to the relief of parents, students and employees.
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018
Another weekend of bargaining is done, and Southwest Washington’s school districts are no closer to settling contract negotiations with their teachers unions.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018
Move-in day at college is supposed to be a little stressful. There’s the packing and hauling, the long drive, the new environment, and at the end of it all, the …
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018
I signed onto Facebook recently and quickly realized it’s that time of year – when photos of smiling, backpack-wearing, sign-holding schoolkids off to class get posted faster than I can …
Fri., Aug. 17, 2018
Advice for parents and students from elementary school to college
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018
A 6-year-old with dreadlocks was told Monday he could not start first grade at a private Christian school near Apopka without getting a haircut.
Tue., July 31, 2018
The three adults, among others, came up with the notion to start a school for young children with developmental delays and other disabilities.
Mon., July 30, 2018
A school district in South Carolina has done away with the much-loved snow days – requiring students to do classwork online.
Tue., June 12, 2018
Juvenile courts in Washington can prove only about half the time that they’re alerting schools when one of their students has committed a crime, according to a performance audit from …
UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018
The federal school safety commission set up after the deadly shooting at a Florida high school will not examine the role of guns in school violence, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos …