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Success by 6

  • Washington State school ratings for 2013-2014; How does your school rank?

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The ratings for the 2013-2014 school year for Washington State high schools, middle schools and elementary schools came out this week from the Washington State Board of Education. The schools were ranked based on their average growth in math and reading of all students and specific subgroups.
  • KHQ honors this year's Teachers of the Month

    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's the end of another school year... marking the 27th year KHQ and Eastern Washington University have partnered together to celebrate some of the region's best teachers through the Teacher of the Month program. Congratulations... from KHQ Local News and from Eastern Washington University.
  • What the experts say about reducing the cost of college (sponsored)

    Tuition, fees, housing, books, financial aid, student loans, college savings plans. Yikes! With so many factors to consider, you might need a degree just to master the cost of attending college. For more great tips and a handy monthly budgeting worksheet, learn more from our friends at STCU.
  • Michael Anderson Elementary Wins Book Drive School Challenge

    Michael Anderson Elementary on the Fairchild Air Force Base took the Challenge- so did Windsor Elementary in the Cheney School District. Their mission -to collect books for the Success By 6 Book Bank.
  • Young Children Learn from Everyday Life

    They say kids don't come with an instruction manual, yet parents, especially new parents are bombarded with all kinds of advice from friends and family. There are books and websites offering endless lists, tips and tricks for parenting.  Jill Johnson, Communications Specialist for Family Resources at Community-Minded Enterprises and Success by 6 Board Member says you can teach your children with simple, everyday activities.
  • Want Your Child to Love Learning? Let Them Play!

    Want your Preschooler to Love Learning? Let them play! Gwendolyn Haley, Spokane County Library District Youth Services Manager, and Success By 6 Board Member, says playtime is the most important part of a preschooler's day.
  • Your Baby: 2 Months

    Our Success By 6 Pediatrician, Dr. Mary Kay Wagner, host of our "Your Baby" series discusses the finer points of living with a 2 month old baby.
  • Your Baby: 4 Months

    Our Success By 6 Pediatrician, Dr. Mary Kay Wagner, gives parents an idea of what they can expect of their 4 month old baby.
  • Your Baby: Six Months

    Our Success By 6 Pediatrician, Dr. Mary Kay Wagner, says child proofing the house is a priority in a house with a six month old baby.
  • What Book is just right for your New Reader?

    What book is just right for your new reader? Mary Ellen Braks, a Youth Services Manager with  the Spokane County Library District says it's an exciting time when your child is starting to learn how to read.
  • Parenting: It's all about Balance and Patience

    Parenting: It's all about Balance and Patience! Amy Swanson, Executive Director, Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery and Success By 6 Board Member offers some tips about parenting young children.
  • Teaching Your Kids About Money: Every Day is a Teachable Moment

    It might be surprising to know that our children are not likely to develop basic financial literacy skills in school. Kelly McPhee, Assistant Vice President, AmericanWest Bank, and Success By 6 Board Member has some ideas to help parents of young children get started on teaching money management to their children.
  • Looking for a Good Book? Check out our list for three to six year olds!

    Looking for something fun to read together with your three to six year old child? Try out these classics from our children's librarians!
  • Looking for a Good Book? Check out our list for birth to age three!

    Looking for a good book for your child age birth through three? Check out these favorites from local librarians!
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  • Teacher of the Month

    Teacher of the Month

    Each month, KHQ and its Teacher of the Month sponsors honor a teacher from the Inland Northwest.  Students nominate their teachers for their outstanding service.

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    Each month, KHQ and its Teacher of the Month sponsors honor a teacher from the Inland Northwest.  Students nominate their teachers for their outstanding service.

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  • Success by 6 Book Club

    Success by 6 Book Club

    Each month we feature a book for children ages birth through 6 selected by local librarians and bookstore owners.More >>
    Each month we feature a book for children ages birth through 6 selected by local librarians and bookstore owners.More >>

Spokane Public Libraries - Find your favorite book, lists of recommended books, information on weekly story times.
Spokane Library District - Recommended reading lists for children, library events, weekly story times.
Page Ahead Children's Literacy Program - Non-profit program that provides new books to at-risk children; information on how you can donate or receive books.
First Book Children's Literacy Program - Gives children from low-income families an opportunity to read and own their first books.
Spokane Regional Health District - Information on health and safety, including car seat safety checks, bike safety, dental health, drowning prevention and poison prevention.
Safe Kids USA - Safety tips, including toy safety, child passenger safety, pedetrian safety, fire and burn safety, safety tips for parents.
ABCD Dental Program - Dentistry care for Medicaid-eligible children.
Poison Prevention Week - Website that has information on preventing accidental poisoning.
Washington Poison Center - Information about poison prevention and poison emergency hotline.
WA Booster Seat Coalition - Information about booster seat laws and safety. 
WA Child Passenger Safety Program - Car seat safety laws and tips.
Spokane Parks & Recreation
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