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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.

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.

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.

SAT Day arrives for juniors

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Catch up on the latest news involving SAT tests, the superintendent search in Blaine County and tech grants awarded by CenturyLink.

Panel moves closer to tiered licensure

Luna April 14 Tiered Licensure

On Monday, members worked on developing plans for how teachers will advance from their initial professional license to a second professional licensure. Final recommendations are due in August.

State’s testing chief to leave

TJ Bliss

TJ Bliss, Idaho’s point person on the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium test rollout, will leave the state at the end of the school year.

Education-related discussions coming up

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Learn about the smartest kids in the world, early childhood development, healthy places equals healthy people and an eastern Idaho educator who is up for a national award.

Un-learning to love professional development

Kellogg

The Kellogg School District experiments with an innovative and collaborative approach to teaching teachers.

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