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More companies offer on-site child care. Parents love the convenience, but is it a long-term fix?

Child care costs can eclipse rent or mortgages, if parents can access care in the first place. Many find themselves on waitlists.

Boise approves 3.25% raise for teachers

Incoming superintendent Lisa Roberts will become Idaho’s second highest-paid district leader.

Public invited to comment on proposed changes to state special education manual

The manual is being updated after a federal review found it was out of compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

‘Elated’: Salmon celebrates successful school bond

“Even if it was one vote, that was all we really cared about.”

Boise backtracks on Owyhee elementary closure plans

While parents are opposed to the possible closing of Owyhee, they were particularly disappointed with the leadership’s manner of communication.

Election Night live blog (final)

INSIDE: A list of the 15 incumbents who lost Tuesday. Plus, one legislative race flipped in the middle of the night, and it’s potentially a big one for education.

Horman wins, Marmon upsets Yamamoto in key legislative races

Incumbent education leaders fared well in GOP contests — with one exception.

Bond and levy results: Salmon bond passes, breaking streak of 12 failures

Measures pass in Salmon, Mountain View, and West Ada; McCall’s bond and West Bonner’s levy fail.

Lee leaves Idaho to head Oregon’s community college system

Abby Lee, a 10-year state senator and 25-year Treasure Valley Community College employee, was named executive director of the Oregon Community College Association.

Education nonprofit establishes prestigious endowed chair of clinical psychology

BOISE — The Lee Pesky Learning Center announced the founding of an endowed chair of clinical psychology. “The establishment of the Wendy Pesky Endowed Chair of Clinical Psychology marks a transformative moment for those that we serve,” said Lindy Crawford, the center’s executive director. The endowed chair is unique for a nonprofit organization, because they…