Stories tagged: students
Mon., Sept. 19, 2016
The Department of Education announced new online resources Monday for students affected by the abrupt closure of ITT Technical Institutes, amid criticism that the government is not doing enough to …
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016
When I stepped into Room B-4 in a South Jersey suburb to face my first class of eighth graders, I was trembling.
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016
Police say four Alabama high school students have been arrested after attacking a pregnant classmate in a classroom.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016
Portland Public Schools bus drivers will have an expanded menu of listening options this school year.
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016
A federal judge has temporarily blocked the Obama administration’s instructions for public schools to accommodate transgender students, siding late Sunday with Texas and a dozen other states that challenged the …
Fri., July 8, 2016
Ten states sued the federal government Friday over rules requiring public schools to allow transgender students to use restrooms and locker rooms conforming to their gender identity.
Tue., June 7, 2016
It’s a challenge to teach children who aren’t in class – and new government numbers show more than 6.5 million students were absent for at least three weeks of the …
Fri., May 6, 2016
Police are investigating after a handgun discharged at a south-central Idaho middle school.
Fri., May 6, 2016
Students at Pullman’s branch of Spokane Falls Community College may not have a campus to return to when fall semester starts.
Thu., May 5, 2016
An academic building at Washington State University Tri-Cities is likely to be renamed this week after the university’s late president.
Thu., April 21, 2016
Nearly a year after applying, the Pullman School District announced Wednesday it has been awarded a $7.4 million grant to increase the number of kindergarten through third-grade classrooms.
Mon., April 18, 2016
Angry parents are demanding action after they say at least five students were handcuffed at a Middle Tennessee elementary school for not stopping an off-campus fight.
Thu., April 14, 2016
A Des Moines, Iowa, principal has decided not to punish the ninth-grade girls who arranged for a male stripper to perform at their high school’s synchronized swimming club banquet.
Wed., April 6, 2016
Oregon State University officials say they are taking steps to contain a possible norovirus outbreak after up to 60 students fell ill with symptoms.
Tue., April 5, 2016
A Pakistani official says a roof that was under construction at a religious school collapsed, killing five students.
Tue., March 15, 2016
Three leaders of a Franciscan religious order were charged Tuesday with allowing a friar who was a known sexual predator to take on jobs, including a position as a high …
Thu., March 3, 2016
Some South Carolina high school students have started an online petition to bring back a teacher who resigned after a student spread a nude picture of her through text messages …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016
The Washington House has passed a bill that seeks to increase the number of public school teachers in the state, in response to a perceived shortage.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 12, 2016
Police say two teens have been shot at a high school in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale, but there is no more danger to the rest of the campus.
Mon., April 13, 2015
The word “quilt” just didn’t translate when Joan Nelson told her young Japanese visitors of her hobby, even when she used her hands to mimic sewing. “We had a real …
UPDATED: Tue., June 17, 2014
Officials have confirmed one Eastern Washington University student has died and two other young men were injured in a car crash early Tuesday morning in Cheney.
Mon., Dec. 23, 2013
OLYMPIA – The rhythmic sound of sandpaper smoothing wood is accompanied by the steady punching of slots in leather as a handful of students focus on putting the finishing touches …
Thu., Dec. 19, 2013
The students and staff at Ferris High School continued their annual food drive with a twist and “canned” their principal, Kevin Foster, from his office. The idea behind the Can …
Mon., Dec. 16, 2013
SEATTLE – Thousands of Washington residents who started the GED high school equivalency test sometime this past decade but never finished now have just a few weeks to complete their …
Thu., Dec. 12, 2013
The Ferris High School ASB officers plan to camp out in their annual Freezin’ for a Reason fundraiser. The students will spend three nights and four days, beginning after school …
Thu., Dec. 5, 2013
Students at Salk Middle School raised about $600 to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The fundraiser was organized by Salk’s Associated Student Body officers Kyle Cozza, …
Thu., Nov. 14, 2013
The sharks that swam through M.E.A.D. Thursday evening didn’t seem that ferocious – in fact they seemed downright friendly. Members of Spokane’s business community including representatives from Desautel Hege and …
Sun., Nov. 10, 2013
The smells of chalk dust and geraniums waft through the memories of my childhood classrooms. Minutes click through the long, black hands of a wall clock, while the alphabet stretches …
Thu., Nov. 7, 2013
The Ferris High School Theatre Arts Department will entertain audiences with its One Act Festival beginning today at 7 p.m. in the commons at Ferris. The festival will include six …
Mon., Nov. 4, 2013
Mead School District’s Riverpoint Academy can be described in one word: unconventional. That applies to the students, the classes, the equipment and, soon, a funding source.