Charter commission sets precedent with tenuous performance measures

The Accelerating Public Charter Schools Act carries a provision rewarding high-performing schools with a 12-year charter, rather than six.

Pocatello trustees to patrons: $33 million bond no longer needed

Just-passed legislation will funnel about $43 million to the district, enough to rebuild the burned Highland High without taxpayer help.

North Gem’s next superintendent lacks some required qualifications

The news comes after Branden Durst was denied a superintendency at West Bonner due to missing qualifications.

State revokes certifications for three convicted teachers

The PSC’s executive committee review 12 educator cases for probable cause determinations.

Consequences may be coming for teachers who quit early or mid-year

If a teacher breaks a contract and a complaint is filed, commissioners are ready to issue consequences.

CEI president to retire in July

Rick Aman was the Idaho Falls-based college’s first and only president.

Modern CTE facilities will boost prospects in rural Idaho

In New Plymouth, some students stay in school just to weld in the high school’s career technical education agriculture program.

Facing HB 521 uncertainties, Pocatello trustees make split decision to press on with $33 million bond ask

The bond, if passed, will go toward rebuilding Highland High, which partially burned down last year.

Disgruntled voters push for deconsolidation in Grangeville

Mountain View School District occupies a vast geographic footprint. The U.S. Forest Service manages 4.2 million acres and the Bureau of Land Management handles just under 60,000.

Pocatello trustees approve language for $33 million bond ask

It’s a backup plan that would pay to rebuild and remodel Highland High, which partially burned down last spring.