Stories tagged: teachers
UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018, 6:44 p.m.
The Arizona governor signed a plan Thursday to give striking teachers a 20 percent pay raise, ending their six-day walkout after a dramatic all-night legislative session and sending more than …
UPDATED: Thu., April 26, 2018, 10:02 p.m.
Teachers in Arizona and Colorado turned their state Capitols into a sea of red Thursday as they kicked off widespread walkouts that shut down public schools in a bid for …
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 9:40 p.m.
Arizona teachers have voted to walk off the job to demand increased school funding, marking a key step toward a first-ever statewide strike that builds on a movement for higher …
UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018, 3:40 p.m.
Thousands of Kentucky teachers filled the streets near the state Capitol in Frankfort on a cold, overcast Monday to rally for education funding.
Mon., April 2, 2018, 10 a.m.
Thousands of Oklahoma teachers are expected to descend on the state Capitol Monday to demand lawmakers approve more education funding just days after the Legislature did just that.
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Hundreds of Kentucky teachers flexed their political muscle with a rally Wednesday outside the state Capitol, seeking to bury a proposed pension overhaul and win more state education funding from …
Wed., March 14, 2018
The Spokane School Board was considering a shocking idea –allowing married women to be schoolteachers. The district, like many others in 1918, had a rule prohibiting married women from teaching.
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 8:49 a.m.
Hundreds of teachers in central Kentucky have rallied in front of public schools to protest proposed cuts to their retirement benefits in what could be a precursor to a statewide …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 4:58 p.m.
Striking teachers in West Virginia are to return to the classroom on Thursday, Gov. Jim Justice said in announcing he is offering teachers and school service personnel a revised 5 …
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 12:05 p.m.
Spokane Public Schools has announced 51 teachers have achieved the 2017 National Board Certification.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 1:57 p.m.
A recent report says about a third of all teachers who are certified in Idaho each year don’t go on to get teaching jobs in the state, and many of …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 4:12 p.m.
State regulators have disciplined 28 teachers over the past school year for ethical misconduct ranging from inappropriate conduct with a student to substance abuse.
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017
The local levies the richest districts can collect each year is 66 percent more per student than what the poorest districts can collect.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 2:18 p.m.
A number of rural Idaho school districts are struggling to lure licensed teachers to classrooms, causing the districts to hire more unlicensed educators.
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017
Now it’s our community that will never be the same; our students, parents, teachers, doctors, nurses and first responders who will never forget.
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 8:53 a.m.
Richland teachers and administrators have settled on a one-year contract.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 4:51 p.m.
Desperate for candidates, many south-central Idaho school districts are recruiting more aggressively. And the struggle is more pronounced in rural towns, which have to compete with larger school districts on …
Wed., June 7, 2017, 6:03 a.m.
Richland is one of the best cities for teachers to move to based on their salary and what it costs to live there, according to a consumer financial website.
Tue., May 30, 2017
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. Ain’t a big surprise – May 31, 1993
Tue., May 23, 2017
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. Teacher qualifications, May 28, 1924
Thu., May 4, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
Virginia’s largest school system is far more likely to hire a white teacher applicant than an African-American, according to a study by professors at George Mason University.
Sun., April 30, 2017
The SAM and the staff mix work to provide each district with enough funding to cover the base salary of a teacher, regardless of the experience or education level of …
Fri., April 14, 2017, 5:13 a.m.
Miss Kindergarten is in the million-dollar club. So are Lovin Lit, the Moffatt Girls and about a dozen other teacher-entrepreneurs who are spinning reading, math, science and social studies into …
UPDATED: Sun., March 19, 2017, 4:49 p.m.
A Canadian school teacher who encourages hope and acts of kindness in an isolated corner of Quebec won a $1 million prize Sunday in what has become one of the …
Sat., March 11, 2017, 11:58 a.m.
New York education officials are poised to scrap a test designed to measure the reading and writing skills of people trying to become teachers, in part because an outsized percentage …
Fri., March 10, 2017, 10:50 a.m.
BOISE – A bill intended to help rural school districts attract and retain quality teachers was introduced in the House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 6:15 p.m.
Memo to job-seekers: You’ve probably got more of a chance walking dogs for a living than teaching kids in the coming decade’s labor market.
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017
Lawmakers did shrink K-3 class sizes, which is where research shows it does the most good. The benefits wane in the upper grades, so there are smarter ways to spend …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 10:22 a.m.
A rural Colorado school district decided to allow its teachers and other school staff to carry guns on campus to protect students.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 8 a.m.
When it meets Thursday, Idaho’s State Board of Education will discuss next steps after an audit showed 99 percent of teacher assessments from the 2014-15 school year were incomplete, late …