Darren Svan

Idaho’s merit semifinalists announced

The nationwide pool of semifinalists represents less than one percent of all U.S. high school seniors. INSIDE: Find out who made it from Idaho.

Charter commission selects three unnamed candidates for director vacancy

The commission plans to interview three applicants during a Dec. 7 special meeting, with a decision expected by the end of the year.

Briefs: News from around the state

Superintendent Debbie Critchfield launched a new podcast.

Giving back: Vandal student-athletes are big brothers in Moscow

University of Idaho men’s basketball coach Alex Pribble created a mentoring program for his players.

Trustees select policy positions for next legislative session

School trustees want the hiring process for paraprofessionals and nurses updated, and they do not want schools to lose money in the new funding formula.

Moving forward: West Bonner board welcomes new trustees

“It’s time to come together,” said interim superintendent Joe Kren.

$19 million awarded to prepare students for in-demand careers

The Idaho Career Ready Students program awarded a total of $35 million in four months to develop CTE programs statewide 

Federal grant funds available to state’s largest charter school authorizer

Up to $750,000 is available to the Idaho Public Charter School Commission to strengthen its role.

North Idaho technical school inspires entrepreneurial careers

Kootenai Bridge and Venture Academy seniors are skipping college, avoiding student loans, and using their high school training to become business owners after graduation.  

West Bonner’s new leadership team faces a myriad of issues

Delays with the district’s forensic audit could force the state to withhold this month’s support payment estimated to be $1.5 million.