“If you bring peace to the school yard, you’ll bring peace to the Legislature,” the retiring governor said last week, in a speech covered by Betsy Russell of the Idaho Press.
Still, some numbers showed some promise. Outgoing President Chuck Staben said the university should “stay the course” on enrollment initiatives.
Last year, 10,503 students filled out 15,412 college applications during the week-long event.
Water at Fairmont Junior High School tested positive for lead, and district officials will test water at 26 other older schools.
Across the country, more schools are adopting a four-day calendar, according to the Wall Street Journal. Listen to the Journal’s education writer explain the trend.
Idaho Education News took a closer look at what state superintendent Sherri Ybarra said about her controversial safety plan.
The announcement comes two days after another former attorney general threw his support behind Ybarra’s election opponent.
The levy will offset the cost of growth in the Canyon County district.
Idaho is one of only 13 states where voters elect a superintendent of public instruction. That number could drop a little bit lower, Education Week reported Monday.
The teachers’ union had backed Lt. Gov. Brad Little shortly before the GOP’s gubernatorial primary.
Idaho schools received roughly $6.6 million in federal impact aid in 2017-18. The money goes to school districts near Department of Defense sites or Indian reservations.
The fledgling foundation could siphon racetrack proceeds into college scholarships, 4-H and Future Farmers of America programs and nonprofit groups supporting rural schools. No dollar figures were discussed Thursday.
The parents of a former Sage International School of Boise student say the charter school failed to properly investigate the alleged assault. Their daughter has since left the school, the Idaho Press reported.
“Are employee non-disclosure statements as important to learn about as my plans to fund Idaho’s schools so that every child in every community is in the classroom five days a week?” gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan said this week. Let’s break this down.
Parents who are 18 to 24 years old are as likely to be high school dropouts as they are likely to hold a college degree, according to statewide numbers released Tuesday.
An aide said state superintendent Sherri Ybarra is listening to other education leaders, as she continues to push her controversial multimillion plan. Here’s what came up — and what didn’t come up — during a webinar Thursday evening.
In a resignation letter, obtained by the Statesman’s Cynthia Sewell, Paulette Jordan’s former campaign manager criticizes the campaign’s “detestable” emphasis on growing a federal super PAC.
For the second time this year, the teachers’ union has thrown its support behind a prominent Republican.
Three bond issues have failed in the rural Magic Valley school district. Several other districts are wrestling with the fallout from unsuccessful bond issues.
For the second time in four months, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate’s campaign team is in flux.