Catch up on all the day’s education news, including a new bill designed to fund school counseling services.
Students from all corners of the state celebrated Idaho Day on Wednesday, but some lucky ones got to spend the day at the Statehouse with Gov. Butch Otter and lawmakers to ring in the first-ever event. Check out the video to hear what kids had to say about Idaho history.
The House Education Committee introduced a salary bill Wednesday, designed to increase spending on teacher pay by $125.6 million over five years. After getting a sneak preview of draft legislation outlining the plan on Friday, the House committee voted to formally introduce the career ladder bill. Hours later, however, the Senate Education Committee killed what…
The state has paid out $29.7 million for high-speed Internet in high schools under the voided Idaho Education Network contract.
Catch up on the latest Statehouse news involving labor negotiations, advanced opportunities and the career ladder.
Catch up on all the day’s education-related news — starting with a failed attempt to sidetrack the Idaho Core Standards.
Budget-writers finally heard some reassuring news about high school broadband Friday: Districts should make the short-term transition off the defunct Idaho Education Network with minimal disruption. The rosy assessment came from Will Goodman, state superintendent Sherri Ybarra’s chief technology officer. Goodman and his staff have been scrambling to help districts replace the now-defunct Idaho Education…
School districts across Idaho are scrambling to sign short-term broadband contracts this week. Here’s a look inside the decision-making process.