The governor’s plan was to help schools meet staff shortages without using school money. But some executive branch employees are getting paid by both the state and the schools for one day’s work.
A motorcycle club is giving back, two Treasure Valley educators won STEM awards and schools can now submit grants for museum field trips.
The State Board of Education approved a new fee structure this week, along with a Boise State University Police contract and a new graduate program for teaching the deaf and hard of hearing.
A complaint says 11 members of the varsity squad restrained JV players on Thursday, and shocked one of them with a dog collar. No charges have been filed.
The U.S. Department of Education dismissed five other allegations against the district, but will investigate concerns about its English Language Learner services.
Idaho won’t calculate school rankings this year, but it will be required to report new data, like how many students were considered chronically absent from school last year.
The plan addresses 10 of 11 recommendations submitted to Superintendent Sherri Ybarra this summer, and will guide the SDE’s work for the next two years.
Hear what six College of Southern Idaho students had to say about how their Hispanic heritage shapes their approach to education.