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Blaine picks superintendent finalists »

The community can meet and question the finalists at an open house Tuesday night. Neither candidate is from Idaho.


Homedale shifts to four-day schedule »

The schedule change will go into effect for the 2014-15 school year. With the move, Homedale joins 40 other districts that have adopted a four-day school calendar.


It take a village … to build a healthy city »

Richard Jackson

Educators, politicians and community leaders must all work together to fight childhood obesity by promoting health.


Super candidates: Who voted and who didn’t »

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Only two of the four Republican candidates for state superintendent voted in the May 2012 GOP primary. One candidate didn’t vote in November 2012, a historic election for K-12 policy.

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Kuna levy election heats up »

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When Kuna’s school levy was rejected in March, fewer than one in five registered voters turned out to the polls. A higher-profile election is looming on May 20.

Long-time volunteer resigns from state board »

Milford Terrell

Milford Terrell will step down from his appointed seat on the State Board of Education after 11 years of overseeing public education. ALSO INSIDE: The board elected new officers.

Tech pilots: Idaho gears up for Round Two »

Park Intermediate School I

The state has another $3 million up for grabs for school technology pilot projects. The application period opened Wednesday; the deadline is June 11.

Fulcher’s Common Core challenge »

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How the standards, and other K-12 issues, factor into the governor’s race.


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