Retiring presidents push for additional college scholarships

But retiring Boise State University Bob Kustra minced no words about Gov. Butch Otter’s higher education “CEO” proposal. He again questioned whether the state can wring tens of millions of dollars of savings from the higher ed system.

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Education news around Idaho

In this week’s briefs a Grangeville teen is a semifinalists in the 2018 Military Child of the Year, Clark Fork students are giving back to kids in Houston and the Idaho STEM Action Center could win a large chunk of cash.

New Plymouth principal resigns

Superintendent Kevin Barker said Clete Edmunson turned in a resignation letter Tuesday, effective immediately.

The new federal tax law — and the stakes for education

The Legislature has to decide whether to adopt the next changes in federal tax code — which could cost Idahoans millions of dollars in taxes. Expect the 2018 Legislature to spend a lot of time scrutinizing the tax code that finances K-12 and higher education.

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