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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

Governor office

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

Back to the bargaining table

Nampa negotiations, 6.13.13

Will this year’s K-12 education budget make for smoother labor negotiations?

Parma gets kids into college

Parma students

Scholarships, early planning and support lead to a 75 percent go-on rate from Parma High graduates.

New committees pick up task force work

Task Force April 2014

Two groups of educators, stakeholders and state officials have started the work of continuing to develop and implement the task force recommendations from 2013.

Meridian leaves controversial novel in limbo

Melanie FIllmore

Trustees hope to find an alternative to ‘The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.’

Senior project at the Statehouse

Julia Horman with Pages

The daughter of a state legislator returns to Boise to work as a House page.

Lawmakers partially fulfill task force goals

Otter State of State folo

A closer look at what’s been done — and what needs to be done — on the 20 recommendations from Gov. Butch Otter’s education task force.

Otter, Luna praise legislative focus on schools

Rep. Bolz

Otter says lawmakers fulfilled his goals for education, while Democrats said not nearly enough work was done this year.

Session ends with a flurry of activity

Rep. Maxine Bell

Several key K-12 education bills passed on the final day of the 2014 legislative session.

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