Jeff Dillon has named a campaign treasurer — a precursor to running against incumbent state superintendent Sherri Ybarra in the May 2018 GOP primary.
President Trump wants Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to scrutinize the feds’ role in K-12. Ultimately, however, the process could prove to be more symbolic than substantive.
In Idaho, only traditional high schools captured U.S. News and World Report’s annual honors. Meanwhile, charter and magnet high schools dominated the top of the national rankings.
A key takeaway from the lengthy report: Idaho is the only state where the Legislature has removed references to climate change from science standards.
Matthew Handelman had been Coeur d’Alene’s superintendent since 2013. He is leaving for a job with Evergreen Public Schools in Vancouver, Wash.
Troy district Superintendent Christy Castro says all of her teachers deserved a bonus in 2015-16 — because they all contributed to improved student performance.
In the $10 million civil claim, the family of a sexual assault victim says school officials knew — or should have known — about an escalating pattern of bullying.
Idaho is among 37 states with a “Blaine Amendment,” which prohibits spending public money on religious schools.
In an interview with Bill Spence of the Lewiston Tribune, Rep. Raul Labrador said he has been focusing on President Trump’s first 100 days in office before turning to his own political future.
“More legislators than ever before voted in support of legislation to restrain the size and power of government,” Idaho Freedom Foundation president Wayne Hoffman said Friday, as the group issued its 2017 scorecard.