The Senate Education Committee’s 6-3 vote brings an end to a three-year debate — and leaves references to climate change intact.
A 17-member Red Tape Committee met Wednesday. The public and the news media was not allowed to attend.
The additional money adds up to $100 million. Find out which priorities will receive funding.
In 2016, 40.6 percent of Idaho adults held either a college degree or a professional certificate. That’s an improvement, but Idaho still ranks No. 45 in the nation.
Patrons in Teton are torn over a plan to relinquish land and property worth millions of dollars to a neighboring school district.
The two Republican candidates for state superintendent combined to raise only $8,600 in the second half of 2017. Meanwhile, Democrats are still searching for a candidate of their own.
Since 2015-16, the number of English language learners in Idaho has increased from 13,000 to 16,000. Gov. Butch Otter and state superintendent Sherri Ybarra want to put more money into ELL.
Beginning Monday, lawmakers will conduct budget hearings for the K-12 public school budget, and each higher education institution.