A year in the making, the $75 million Idaho Launch program opens

High school seniors can begin applying for up to $8,000 in postsecondary grants. But the money won’t be available until seniors graduate — and before July 1, the start of the next state budget year.

State says test results are mixed; but data shows mostly losses

The SDE’s website displays limited data. State officials said the full report would not be released until Wednesday.

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.

Spelling it Out: How traditional public schools are governed

A complex web of agencies and individuals oversees what happens in Idaho classrooms — this guide helps make sense of it all.

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.

West Ada program prepares teens for police, fire and EMT careers

A $400,000 grant will pay for firefighting equipment that will expose students to real-life experiences and techniques.

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.

Analysis: A tireless education advocate leaves a void as large as his legacy

J.J. Saldaña helped raise millions of dollars in scholarships for Latino students, and helped change the narrative about college within Idaho’s largest minority. He died last week, at the far-too-premature age of 49.

PHOTO ESSAY: Blackfoot’s American Indian week celebrates culture, unites kids

“It’s one of those educational experiences that we give kids in our schools that we’ll never see on an ISAT or an IRI, but it’s going to be so beneficial,” Principal Anthony Peterson said.