West Jefferson to keep five-day school schedule

After a months-long, community-wide debate, an East Idaho District drops the idea of moving to a four-day schedule.

Bond refinance saves Fremont County taxpayers $600,000

District officials say the measure equites to annual savings of $4.80 per $100,000 of taxable property.

Idaho Falls debates benefits, costs of new community college

K-12 students would have more opportunities to gain college credits, but local taxpayers could face multiple bond measures.

Educators opt for unproven dual-language programs to close achievement gaps

Hispanic students continue to trail the rest of Idaho’s students by double-digit margins in many academic indicators. Language is the biggest barrier.

East Idaho educator selected Teacher of the Year

Developing relationships with students and their parents helped Pocatello-Chubbuck kindergarten teacher Mary Spiker earn the state’s highest teaching award.

Former Blackfoot administrator sentenced to probation, community service

The judge also ordered the former East Idaho principal to pay the money back in full.

West Jefferson torn over four-day school week

Parents in the district say they want the flexibility that comes with a four-day week.

East Idaho students rock the ‘mock’ vote on election day

Though most can’t vote in the general election, Skyline High students turn to their schools mock elections to let their voiced be heard.

Pocatello superintendent earns the state’s biggest raise

Doug Howell topped this year’s list of superintendent raises, though he’s still No. 12 compared to his counterparts.

And the winner is … Thunder Ridge Titans!

Bonneville School District trustees went through a lengthy process — and a do-over — to settle on a name for its new high school.