Emergency levy bill drops sharply

Two Eastern Idaho districts are collecting slightly more than $703,000 — and that would be the state’s lowest emergency levy bill in at least a decade.

Lake Pend Oreille officers rely on mentorship to avert acts of violence

In addition to ensuring the safety of employees and students, armed security officers spend considerable time building relationships with students.

Never too early? Dueling endorsements in 2024 legislative races

The endorsements — more than seven months before the election — foreshadow another bitter Republican primary battle next spring.

Timberline teacher’s suspension gives rise to a larger conversation about Title IX

The Boise School District issued an email to thousands of patrons Thursday, attempting to clarify the circumstances around Laura Boulton’s Sept. 7 suspension.

School choice effort to continue with $24 million federal grant

The state can expect new schools, more teachers and administrators, expanded opportunities for new authorizers and an impact to the broader public education system.

Educators lose teaching certificates over student sex abuse, aggravated assault

Three certificates were permanently revoked, and one suspended indefinitely. Get the latest from the Professional Standards Commission.

For kids, kindness is the antidote to isolation

Just showing up, listening, putting down devices, asking questions, or learning a kid’s name can make all the difference. 

‘We’re hopeful we run out of money:’ Little seeks to get the word out on Launch

There are early signs of interest in the new, $75 million Launch program, which would provide high school graduates up to $8,000 for training tied to in-demand careers.

Idaho elementary receives national recognition for academic excellence

Teton Elementary was among 353 schools to earn the distinction.

Incumbent trustees face plenty of contested races across the state

In West Bonner, three incumbent trustees will face opponents in bids to retain their seats on a school board that’s experienced controversy this summer.