Rep. Wendy Horman, R-Idaho Falls, is a key Statehouse figure on education topics. She will instead run for a fourth term in the Legislature.
New Mexico’s education department has edited the standards’ wording on evolution and climate change, to the chagrin of science teachers and environmentalists.
As Idaho grapples with an ongoing teacher shortage, Magic Valley schools are filling vacancies through alternative routes — and, in some cases, by hiring unlicensed teachers.
While Idaho wrestles with its “60 percent” postsecondary completion goal, Colorado wants 66 percent of its adults to hold a degree or postsecondary certificate.
The two-year, $18.75 million levy replaces a smaller two-year levy passed in 2015. The district says rising property values will cover the difference.
Lawmakers will spend Friday morning hearing from a national expert on school funding formulas.
The gubernatorial task force will meet in Boise Friday — and is likely to come up with recommendations for Gov. Butch Otter and the 2018 Legislature.
House Education Committee Chair Julie VanOrden will allow remote testimony on some bills in 2018, Boise State Public Radio reported Monday.
This week, the Associated Press pegged the cost of the failed broadband project at $40 million.
However, only 38 percent of Idaho high school seniors took the college placement test. Nationally, 60 percent of seniors take the ACT.