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Students, advocates call for more student training on sexual misconduct and Title IX

Training would give young people more control over recognizing, and responding to, sexual violence in their own lives.

Rural Education Association pilots consortiums for districts to help one another with Title IX

Educators in the Magic Valley and lower panhandle are navigating the complicated rules together.

‘You just want to feel safe:’ Transgender youth fights for bathroom access in Jerome

Federal guidelines for interpreting how Title IX applies to transgender youth have changed repeatedly in the past few years.

Idaho schools scramble to catch up with sexual harassment requirements

Title IX has long applied to the way schools should respond to allegations of sexual harassment and assault as a form of discrimination. But K-12 schools have been slow to catch on. 

A one-stop shop for family resources anchors in Marsing

Community schools provide families and kids with supports and resources. The model is gaining traction across southern Idaho.

District spending plans reveal a mixed bag when it comes to addressing mental health

Spending plans for federal money reveal a common narrative: Some districts are leaning into student mental health. Others barely mention it. Click in to see how your district is spending this money.

This year’s bonuses could hit teachers’ pockets in time for Christmas

The 1,774 teachers who were awarded Master Education Premiums should see $4,000 soon.

Idaho fall reading results show improvement from pandemic drop

Kindergarten was a novel exception. Only 40% of kindergarteners entered school reading at grade level this year, the lowest percent in recent memory.

Charter school to open in Tamarack Resort

The Mountain Community School plans to host an enrollment lottery this spring, and open its doors in the fall of 2022.

Caldwell students aim to change perception of their alternative school

Nineteen student “ambassadors” from Canyon Springs High School are working to build community at the school, which they think gets a bad rap.