The district will give all students access to five free counseling sessions, in a program similar to one operating in nearby Cassia County.
The actress and activist will fund participation in the course for nine Idaho students — if they get involved with a Greenpeace campaign urging the federal government to end fossil fuel subsidies.
The recommendations don’t include a mandate that districts adopt mental health supports, but they would expand the resources available to districts that are interested in doing that work.
PODER Colectivo para la Educación (Collective power for education) aims to help and encourage Latinos to get involved at their schools to advocate for the education issues that matter to them.
The settlement ends a yearslong case filed by a former student, who says the district failed to protect her from a school counselor who groomed her for a sexual relationship.
Two Idaho educators say they were not aware they were being disciplined by the Professional Standards Commission until after their licenses were suspended.
Teachers learn how to teach STEM in the classroom, Idaho groups plan a student mental health conference and a local teen competes to be America’s “Distinguished Young Woman” for 2021.
Kelly Brady sued in 2020 alleging she was fired after complying with an HR investigation. Brady said the department, under state superintendent Sherri Ybarra’s direction, was a hostile work environment.