State considers seven teacher violation cases

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

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.

Bridge work: CWI celebrates start of new building projects

A horticulture building and a health and science building are now under construction, and are scheduled for completion in the summer of 2025.

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.

Charter commission sets precedent with tenuous performance measures

The Accelerating Public Charter Schools Act carries a provision rewarding high-performing schools with a 12-year charter, rather than six.

Charter superintendent’s defamation case nears settlement

Defendants are listed as the Idaho Public Charter School Commission, Alan Reed, Nils Peterson and Kirsten Pochop.

Nampa trustees will vote on four-day week, potentially embracing ‘magnitude of change’

The move to four days would come at the same time as school closures and redrawn boundaries.

State revokes certifications for three convicted teachers

The PSC’s executive committee review 12 educator cases for probable cause determinations.

Consequences may be coming for teachers who quit early or mid-year

If a teacher breaks a contract and a complaint is filed, commissioners are ready to issue consequences.