Charter Commission: New director and commissioner chosen

INSIDE: Commenters call out overregulation and errors

Homeschoolers discuss how to navigate an unconventional learning experience

Convention speaker Jenny Nelson talked about finding dinosaur bones and watching buffalo herds. “You can’t duplicate this inside your house with a textbook.”

Amid controversy, Kellogg holds a rescheduled graduation

The story began to unfold after a recent senior assembly, when a student was barred from graduation over comments about gender.

President Green: U of Phoenix purchase is vital to U of I’s long-term viability

If the U of I doesn’t expand, it will be left to compete in a shrinking market, for a limited number of college-bound 18- to 22-year-olds. “Frankly, in my opinion, not all institutions in this country will survive,” Green told Idaho Education News in an interview Thursday.

Rural schools set to receive millions for workforce-ready CTE programs

The Idaho Career Ready Students Program Council will decide which project applications will get a portion of the $45 million.

Lawyering limbo: NIC attorney steps aside, and search begins for a replacement

Art Macomber abruptly withdrew as NIC’s legal counsel Wednesday, after trustees rescinded a vote to replace him, KHQ TV in Spokane, Wash., reported Wednesday.

Analysis: A high-stakes, high-risk deal that will make or break a legacy

The University of Idaho stands to gain or lose millions from the proposed University of Phoenix purchase. For better or worse, President C. Scott Green’s tenure at his alma mater will be measured against this balance sheet.

Report: NIC’s serious problems linger, despite some progress

The 26-page report doesn’t tip the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities on an accreditation decision that could have a dramatic impact on the 90-year-old community college and its 4,000 students.

State Board greenlights U of I’s $550 million University of Phoenix purchase

U of I officials say the acquisition promises the university an immediate $10 million cash infusion. Meanwhile, the U of I would guarantee up to $10 million a year to backstop bond payments on the purchase.

The U of I says the deal could bring in $10 million in initial “supplemental education funding” f

Grand jury indicts Kohberger

The suspect in the murders of four University of Idaho students now faces a Monday arraignment, the Idaho Statesman reported Wednesday.