Senate Education approved new K-12 public school science standards in full, potentially ending a contentious, three-year debate.
On this week’s show: a look at the state’s 48-year-old sex education law, and the proposal to change it.
For the second straight year, legislators voted to remove references to global warming and human impact on the environment from a proposed slate of K-12 science standards.
Two days of politically charged science standards hearings shook up the Idaho Legislature this week.
Catch up on an important week of education budget hearings at the Statehouse.
This week, we take a closer look at teacher salaries and a wild week for a prominent high school principal in New Plymouth.
This week we break down Gov. Otter’s State of the State address and discuss what happens next on the education front.
The 2018 legislative session kicks off Monday, and if Gov. Butch Otter’s press conference preview was any indication, we are in for a wild year.
Journalist Kevin Richert offers a behind-the-scenes look at his new series taking a look at higher education, funding and barriers.
The state has suspended the administrator’s certificate of a prominent charter school founder as part of its ongoing crackdown on data and reporting accuracy.
A state agency called for reprimanding two superintendents over teacher evaluation data. We’ll explain why on Extra Credit.
Journalist Kevin Richert explores Kustra’s legacy at BSU, and explains why his retirement creates uncertainty in higher education.
Idaho’s GOP gubernatorial candidates landed big endorsements from political heavyweights like Romney, Cruz and Butticci.
Extra Credit co-host Kevin Richert explains why the state’s teacher shortage isn’t likely to go away any time soon.
We explain why students’s voices being sought out, and how they fit in with Idaho’s new accountability plan.
Our political journalists offer an early look at 2018 state superintendents’ race now that incumbent Sherri Ybarra has filed for re-election and will oppose challenger Jeff Dillon.
Find out about a new plan designed to help struggling students get their education back on track.
Kevin Richert take a closer look at the new proposal to switch to an enrollment-based model of school funding in Idaho.
Rep. Horman offers a behind-the-scenes look at the Legislature’s school funding interim committee.
J.J. Saldana of the Idaho Commission on Hispanic Affairs joins the show for a conversation on the DACA debate.