Emergency levy bill exceeds $10 million

At least 12 growing districts across the state will collect emergency levies. Last year’s emergency levies totaled $9.1 million. Unlike other levies, emergency levies do not require voter approval.

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The higher ed task force recommendations, at a glance

A statewide “digital campus.” Higher education funding based on student outcomes. Degrees based on subject mastery, not classroom hours. Here’s a closer look at the higher education task force’s wish list.

Idaho’s ESSA plan goes to the feds

It took nearly 18 months and seven drafts to complete, but Idaho has turned in its 84-page plan to comply with the 2015 federal education law.

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