Stories tagged: shelley redinger
Thu., Oct. 10, 2019
The problem is greater in Spokane than in most major districts in the state, and it’s getting worse – the result of deepening poverty, trauma, homelessness and the growing scarcity …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019
The action came one night after the teachers’ union, the Spokane Education Association, approved the deal, albeit with only a 53.5% “yes” vote.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019
Almost a year after Spokane voters approved $575 million in school and library bonds, 20 ceremonial shovels were turned toward a project that Mayor David Condon calls the cornerstone for …
Wed., Sept. 11, 2019
At almost every school in Spokane, classrooms are filled with more students after
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019
Spokane drivers will have at least 30,000 reasons to ease up on the gas pedal Thursday morning. That’s how many students will be walking, driving, busing and perhaps even skateboarding …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019
Capping a summer of conversation and revision, the Spokane Public Schools board of directors is poised to adopt a $461 million balanced budget for the upcoming school year.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019
UPDATED: Sun., July 28, 2019
Among the issues at hand: With $3.6 million in spending from reserves, how can they most efficiently spend money to better serve students?
UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019
The $1.4 million contract with Excelsior Wellness Center is part of a complete overhaul of a system that serves hundreds of Spokane students with varying needs. Now they will be …
UPDATED: Tue., June 11, 2019
On Wednesday night, the public will get its last, best chance to offer input on next year’s Spokane Public Schools budget.
UPDATED: Thu., May 2, 2019
Among the biggest cuts in next year’s Spokane Public Schools proposed operating budget announced Thursday is $4.65 million in support services – primarily custodial and maintenance operations.
Sat., April 20, 2019
Budget cuts and layoffs at Spokane Public Schools may mean that students are let out of school 75 minutes early every Friday to give teachers weekly preparation and planning time.
UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019
As Spokane Public Schools deals with a $31 million budget deficit next year, tough layoff conversations were held across the district last week. However, the cuts fell like a machete …
UPDATED: Sat., April 13, 2019
One of every 12 employees at Spokane Public Schools could lose their job before the next school year.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018
After delivering large pay raises for teachers and other staff, Spokane Public Schools administrators are now looking to shrink the size of its workforce.
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018
The irony isn’t lost on the state’s school districts, teachers and the public they serve: that the $2 billion windfall created by the landmark McCleary court decision has reaped a …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018
After weeks of talks and four days of mediated negotiations, Spokane Public Schools and the Spokane Education Association reached a tentative agreement Tuesday night on a new contract.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018
It’s no exaggeration to say that Spokane Public Schools’ new bond proposal was inspired by a pile of dirt.
UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018
Spokane Public Schools officials are looking ahead to next week, next year and the next decade as they assemble a $436 million budget for next year.
UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018
Spokane Public Schools must move immediately to devote more resources to mental health counseling, its governing body was told Wednesday night.
Tue., May 15, 2018
Spokane Public Schools officials are exploring the possibility of placing a major bond measure on the November ballot that would move up the timetable for building three new middle schools …
Sat., Jan. 27, 2018
The ballots already going out to voters are asking Spokane County residents to reduce the property taxes they give for schools. Sort of.
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017
The Spokane Public Schools board of directors approved a new contract for Superintendent Shelley Redinger, Feb. 22.
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017
In general, Washington State teachers are younger and whiter, according to a study published Wednesday by the University of Washington.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 18, 2017
A public school funding proposal unveiled by state Republicans earlier this month may reduce the amount of money Spokane’s poorest schools receive, according to district administrators.
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017
Spokane Public Schools board accepting applications to fill a vacant board seat until Feb. 23.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016
A local coalition of parents and child advocates, as well as the ACLU of Washington, has asked Spokane Public Schools to publicly address reported incidents of racism and harassment.
Thu., Dec. 10, 2015
Spokane Public Schools officials hope to influence implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act, which President Barack Obama signed into law Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 5, 2015
A Spokane woman is petitioning schools Superintendent Shelley Redinger to resign claiming she’s “consistently” failed to address discrimination issues within the school district.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 14, 2015
A budget that the Spokane Public Schools board is expected to approve Wednesday night could increase the price of after school care and school meals.