Kids spend Spring Break with shelter animals

Kids spend Spring Break with shelter animals

Kids who love animals are spending Spring Break at the Idaho Humane Society this week in Boise. The third annual “Friends for Life” spring break camp is hosting 26 kids, ages 7-14, from different schools to learn how to be a responsible pet owner. “We are able to teach kids about animal responsibility and safety,”…

House Education passes teacher salary bill

The House Education Committee passed a five-year teacher salary bill Friday on the strength of unanimous support from education groups. Lawmakers, state officials and education groups had been engaged in a deep debate over teacher salaries and accountability throughout the session, with two previous versions of the career ladder salary bill being shelved due to…