MORNING BRIEFING: Schools, schools, schools



Spokane approved a new charter school, Spokane International Academy. And no luck for iLEAD schools, despite their tenacity. (SR)

The Coeur d’Alene school district still can’t come to agreement with its union. (SR)

A bomb threat is reported at Gonzaga University. (KREM)

Police arrest a nine-time felon who threatened to kill himself. (KXLY)


Just 1,085 days after Raul Labrador called for his resignation, Attorney General Eric Holder resigns. (NYT)

The police chief in Ferguson has finally apologized to Michael Brown’s family. (NYT)

What Pope Francis was communicating when he named Spokane Bishop Blase Cupich Archbishop of Chicago. (WP)


When the cops screw up, they really, really screw up. (Cracked)