Middleton city and school leaders band together to tackle classroom overcrowding

Kuna School District appears ready to ask its city council to take up a similar fight. And the Vallivue School District worked closely with Middleton to craft its ordinance.

Rural “Grab-N-Go” summer meals to reach more students

Communications director Scott Graf explained that the Department of Education had included a request for the funds to help run the Summer EBT program in their yearly budget.

CDA trustees examine unconventional cost-savings measures

The North Idaho district is considering the unprecedented step of closing a school.

Idaho’s share from a federal funding program declines

Idaho will receive $22.8 million from the Secure Rural Schools program, including $6.9 million for schools. But Idaho’s funding share decreased by about 7%, and it’s not clear why.

State considers seven teacher violation cases

One or more of the cases could be scheduled for disciplinary decisions by the Professional Standards Commission.

West Bonner community expresses support for interim superintendent

INSIDE: An unfinished 2023 audit has caused the district to be out of compliance with the State Department of Education.

Schools must adopt new special education manual

Families who believe their child was incorrectly denied special education services can request an evaluation — and districts have to listen.

Teacher recruitment events report growing interest in the profession

The number of interested educators increased by 170% over two years ago, the last time the teacher recruitment event was held.

CDA eyes staff reductions, closing a school — but steers away from four-day calendar

One of the issues contributing to the district’s financial distress is declining enrollment.

Kuna trustees embrace proposed ordinance restricting developers

A new ordinance in Middleton would stop developers from building homes if the school they serve is overcapacity.