Matt Denis

Eight districts to propose levies or bonds in August

INSIDE: Find out what might be on your ballot.

Idaho Digital Learning Alliance superintendent Jeff Simmons speaks to a packed room at the IASA 2023 conference.

Administrators discuss strategies for harnessing AI

Text-generating artificial intelligence is not going away so school leaders consider how it could be a classroom tool.

Most districts and charters fail to comply with Idaho’s transparency laws

Components such as budgets and strategic plans are to be posted on websites and easily accessible for parents and patrons.

St. Maries School District "Lumberjack Territory" Mural.

St. Maries School District lands a $14 million grant

Part of the $178 million first round of the Renew America’s Schools initiative, funds are slated for energy-efficient upgrades to aging HVAC systems.

Free and on-site services support mental health in Boise schools

The services span the spectrum — behavioral health, legal consultation, parenting resources, financial planning, work-life balance skills, eldercare, and more.

Garden Valley gets creative to address student mental health

The district is recruiting partners to better serve kids and their families.

A screenshot of West Bonner leader Branden Durst (far left) and board members discussing levy funds located on the morning of July 26.

West Bonner may be able to pay for extracurricular activities

The county has two payments to make from a 2021 supplemental levy.

IMSE training at the West Ada school district.

40 West Ada teachers attend dyslexia summer school training

Idaho’s largest district aims to raise literacy rates via phonemic pedagogy training.

The Idaho Lottery Commission presents a $51,250,000 check to the Idaho Department of Education at Emmett Middle School.

Lottery pays record dividend to schools

The Lottery Commission presented its largest-ever dividend to Idaho schools in a ceremony with Gov. Brad Little at Emmett Middle School Tuesday.

Eighth grade Nezperce music students perform on the big stage.

Grants to improve art programs in 72 rural Idaho schools

Teachers say that this funding is essential for the lifeblood of arts departments to take root in sparsely populated areas.