Education news around Idaho

In this week’s briefs you will find Governors cup scholarship recipients, Idaho STEM educator award deadline extended and school grants for peer-based suicide prevention.

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Kustra suggests change to higher education structure

Appointed boards of trustees could give Idaho universities a powerful core of local advocates, and ease the State Board of Education’s workload, the retiring Boise State University president said Monday.

Boise student is MIT bound

Sophie Van Pelt was accepted to one of the most prestigious schools in the country and she earned a scholarship that will pay for it all.

School safety still a hot topic

While students enjoy the summer break, school leaders will be brainstorming ways to both introduce and fund heightened security measures in the age of mass school shootings.

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