Only 12.7 percent of Idaho’s Hispanic adults hold a college degree — the lowest percentage in the nation.
Researchers pinpointed 10 counties with the nation’s highest vaccination opt-out rates. Eight are in Idaho.
With Heather Lewis joining the board in July, the Nampa School District may have the only all-female school board in the state, the Idaho Press reported Wednesday.
As in Idaho, Indiana’s virtual charter schools lag behind traditional schools.
The Education Week numbers are adjusted to reflect regional differences in costs. Even so, Idaho came out ahead of only two Western states.
The dispute centers on the district’s hiring of a law firm. The Gem County sheriff’s office is investigating the case, the Idaho Statesman reported.
More than 30 percent of registered voters took part in last month’s election, the highest turnout for statewide primaries since 2002.
Teachers will receive a 3.5 percent salary increase.
Rob Spear has been on administrative leave since April, amidst a sexual misconduct investigation in the University of Idaho’s athletic department.
The incident occurred during Canyon Ridge High School’s May 22 graduation in Twin Falls, the Times-News reported.
The mother of the 9-nine-year-old child has filed a complaint with Emmett police. Emmett school Superintendent Wayne Rush objected to the release of the video.
In time, the North Idaho school district hopes to have an armed guard at all 11 of its schools, the Coeur d’Alene Press reported.
The boosters — members and former presidents of the Vandal Scholarship Fund — aired their grievances on May 14. Eleven days later, University of Idaho President Chuck Staben was on his way out the door.
Saying evolution is not fully proven science, Arizona’s state schools superintendent supports changing language in academic standards.
The alleged pistol-whipping incident did not occur on school grounds, but resulted in a lockdown lasting about an hour Wednesday, the Idaho State Journal reported.
Police say the unnamed suspect left an object at a Boise elementary school Tuesday, but determined that the object posed no threat.
Mass school shootings are more likely to occur in small towns, not urban centers, according to the Associated Press. And experts say there are reasons for that.
Republicans again chose an establishment candidate, while Paulette Jordan’s win in the Democratic primary continues to break down gender barriers, the education news site The 74 wrote Wednesday.
Former state Supreme Court justice and gubernatorial candidate Robert Huntley is heading back to court — again challenging the constitutionality of student fees.
The State Board of Education will interview three finalists for the job Wednesday morning. A decision is expected Thursday.