Education

Spokane Public Schools cracking down on vaccine law

More than 900 students at Spokane Public Schools could be pulled from class on Monday. The district is cracking down on the state law which requires students to either have proof of vaccinations or fill out a exemption waver.

Franklin Elementary students enter the Shark Tank

Each year parents involved with the APPLE program at Franklin Elementary try to offer students something different and unique. This year for APPLE University, students had the opportunity to learn about a variety of professions from firefighting, medicine, and some were even thrown into the Shark Tank.

Spokane elementary schools plan for extended days

Spokane K through 6th graders will be in school an extra half hour starting next school year. The move has been in the works for a year and will catch local elementary schools up with other school schedules in the state.

Washington schools move toward national standards

Despite opposition from many Washington teachers and their union about new national education standards and the tests that will judge how they are being taught, the state is ploughing ahead with its plans to embrace Common Core.

Wilson (virtually) visits Wilson

Local students had their wish finally came true Thursday as youngsters at Wilson Elementary finally got the opportunity to meet another Wilson: Russell Wilson.

Report: Washington tuition among fastest growing

A national report shows tuition at Washington's public universities increased more during the recession than in any state except Arizona. But Washington still doesn't approach the highest public university tuition in the nation.