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State Board approves new U of I school for health professions

The school will house three new departments: medicine, clinical medicine and nursing.

State Board sets new minimum instructional days. What that means for four-day districts

Also on Wednesday, the board approved raises for three college and university presidents.

‘Everything on the table’: How parents and neighbors ended Salmon’s decades-long school bond drought

Voters rejected 12 straight proposals for a new school. Then a group of volunteers stepped in to rebuild trust.

‘Elated’: Salmon celebrates successful school bond

“Even if it was one vote, that was all we really cared about.”

Horman wins, Marmon upsets Yamamoto in key legislative races

Incumbent education leaders fared well in GOP contests — with one exception.

GOP primary results could shift dynamics of school choice debate

House Education’s anti-voucher wall may be coming down, while the Senate has lost its most powerful school choice proponent.

Check out our primary election voter guide

We asked candidates about their most important education priorities and where they stand on controversial education issues dividing the Legislature.

UPDATED: Governor, superintendent endorse legislative candidates

It’s not unusual for a governor to endorse primary races, but Little hasn’t done it regularly in his two terms.

Idaho lagged behind neighboring states in teacher pay last year

The State Board of Education has said more competitive salaries in bordering states could be hurting Idaho’s teacher retention.

Conservative incumbent faces PTA mom in Middleton primary

Like in other GOP races, school choice separates the candidates. Nichols wants to spend public funds on private education, while Bishop is skeptical.