Education

Police say threats made toward Spokane schools not credible

SPOKANE, Wash. – Spokane Public Schools said it is aware of a threat circulating on social media regarding several schools in the district.  Spokane Police said they have investigated and determined the threats were not credible. Police confirmed at least…

Enrollment drop could cost WA schools $500M in state funding

SEATTLE (AP) — New state data shows school systems in Washington still have not recovered their enrollment losses from the pandemic. The Seattle Times reports that between October 2019 and October 2020, 39,000 fewer students enrolled in public school, about a 3.5%…

$62 million award in suit over toxic chemicals at school

MONROE, Wash. (AP) — Students and parents who say they suffered brain injuries from exposure to toxic chemicals at a Monroe, Washington, public school were awarded $62 million by a jury this week. The Seattle Times reports that Wednesday’s decision…