The tenor of school board politics and the nature of school board elections are changing — and not just in the West Ada district.
After a year of tumult and turnover, where does Idaho’s largest school district go from here?
Each of the 15 winners of the “Celebration of Teaching Mentors of the Year” awards received a $500 check and a blown-glass apple sculpture during a dinner banquet hosted by Boise State University.
Rep. Ronald Nate, R-Rexburg, is being challenged by a co-worker — fellow Brigham Young University-Idaho employee Doug Ricks in the upcoming May 17 legislative primaries.
Several teachers turned out to support the proposed science standards, while opponents expressed concerns about evolution and the age and creation of the universe.
After 17 long years, students in the Basin School District were able to celebrate the opening of the Idaho Center for Outdoor Education on Earth Day.
In the face of superintendent shuffles and board recalls, the Caldwell School District has spent more than $80,000 on legal fees since July 1.
Students win music awards; district rolls out new school bus; and college savings program makes upgrades.
One parent and a handful of East Idaho educators showed up to provide input and seek clarification on a variety of current Idaho academic standards.
The numbers reached a five-year high in 2015 — but Department of Health and Welfare officials say they need some more time to figure out why.