During the coronavirus pandemic, colleges and universities have struggled to provide their students with basic necessities — from broadband to mental health counseling. But students are also missing something even more fundamental: a sense of connection.
The change follows Eastern Idaho Public Health’s decision to move Teton County from a critical- to high-risk category for spreading coronavirus.
Legislators are in Boise for their organizational session, a series of meetings and events that will help shape the 2021 legislative session.
Coronavirus case numbers decreased on nearly every Idaho campus during Thanksgiving week — even at Boise State University, which was forced to abruptly cancel a home football game Saturday morning.
In the midst of the pandemic, many young adults are despondent and paralyzed and unable to continue their education. “I don’t want this to be a lost generation of students,” Boise State University President Marlene Tromp said.
Join us on Dec. 2 for a discussion live-streamed by Idaho Education News and the Idaho Statesman.
He comes from the Argus Observer in Ontario, Ore., and will focus on capturing the voices of parents and students in EdNews coverage of Idaho public education.
The State Department of Education announced a holiday card winner, a new round of community school grants, and more.