Education news from around Idaho

This week’s brief highlights a $17,000 donation to promote reading, a $1,000 tech grant and a vacant seat on the school board in one of Idaho’s biggest districts.

PTECH invited to White House

The Idaho network that bridges the gap between education and industry was honored by national officials for its efforts to find more college opportunities for kids.

Idaho students make strides in math

But kids in the Gem State lag behind the rest of the county, according to national test results. Also inside, find out which four teachers won classroom grants.

Monday morning news roundup

Catch up on the latest campaign news, find out which Caldwell teacher won a scholarship and which charter school has appointed Lori Otter to its advisory board.

SAT Day arrives for juniors

Catch up on the latest news involving SAT tests, the superintendent search in Blaine County and tech grants awarded by CenturyLink.

Education-related discussions coming up

Learn about the smartest kids in the world, early childhood development, healthy places equals healthy people and an eastern Idaho educator who is up for a national award.

In brief: SBAC update, contests and more

The Common Core-aligned tests roll out across more Idaho schools. Meanwhile, the state is looking for help naming a new program, and a Boise business announces a student art contest.