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Rules reauthorization process underway

This week, state agencies are sending Gov. Brad Little a list of rules that could safely expire — and a couple of outdated education rules may wind up on the list.

Schools receive $6 million infusion of federal funding

Idaho’s largest recipient of Secure Rural Schools funding — north-central Idaho’s Mountain View School District — still faces myriad challenges. The embattled district will seek a $3 million supplemental levy on May 21.

Challenging a river — and harnessing its power to teach

“I was the kid, at the end of the day, who never wanted to get out of the water,” says Christopher Swain. When the long-distance swimmer takes on the 150 miles of the Boise River this summer, students will track his journey — and see firsthand what’s in the water.

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