Nate Sunderland

Bonneville recount concludes same result

The district lost a bond election by 17 votes a following a seven-hour vote recount on Monday. The result was the same in June as it was at the May election.

Bonneville likely to seek bond issue recount

The Eastern Idaho district’s $56.1 million bond issue appeared to fail by just 17 votes, but election workers have acknowledged some errors inputing precinct results.

40 percent of Madison students still opt out of SBAC

Even with district leaders administering the tests, parents continue to opt out their students — a practice that frustrates administrators of nearby school districts.

Pocatello hires superintendent

District trustees promoted from within after an extensive search.

Idaho Falls coach has lasting impact on students

Britney Christensen learned that being a teacher of basketball is more about personality and seeing the sport as an art form.

Twin Falls educator teaches by example

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is part of an ongoing series profiling influential or interesting members of Eastern Idaho’s educational community. If you’d like to suggest an educator or administrator to be profiled please email EdNews editor Jennifer Swindell at [email protected]. TWIN FALLS — One of the more difficult responsibilities for new teachers is figuring out…

Bonneville scales back bond proposal

Board approves a $56.1 million school bond plan to build a new high school. The plan comes a year after a $92 million bond attempt was defeated by voters.

East Idaho commissioner emphasizes fairness and justice

Rigby High teacher Esther Henry sought an opening on the Professional Standards Commission because she felt an obligation to make positive changes to her profession.

Trustee has a love of learning

Madison’s Brian Pyper recently was awarded the Idaho School Boards Association Trustee Award of Boardsmanship with mastery recognition. The four-tiered award recognizes trustees who have spent upwards of 100 hours at trainings, conventions, seminars or workshops.

Credit transfer remains a challenge for professional-technical students

Regardless of the method PTE high schools use to provide advanced learning opportunities, there remains an underlying issue. The success of credit transfers is still highly variable on agreements with post-secondary institutions.