Grant applications are now live. Here’s what you need to know

The funds will be distributed as early as July.

Education report says improving communication is top Hispanic concern

The fastest-growing demographic in Idaho is Hispanic students: They made up 18% of K-12 enrollment in 2019-20, or about 56,000 students.

ASBSU vice president Jason Holman (left) and president Cheyon Sheen (right)

A Q&A with Boise State University’s student body president and vice president

Cheyon Sheen and Jason Holman share their vision and goals for the upcoming school year.

Chronic absenteeism is on the rise among Idaho students

More than 60,000 students habitually missed class last school year.

Program exposes career opportunities to at-risk teens

Given the academic disinterest and an uncertain future facing the alternative school demographic, “It’s a new way of delivering education,” said the coordinator.

First parent advisory council meeting sheds light on state microgrant program

Panelists will spend the next four months seeking feedback from parents around the state.

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.

Teacher raises will likely be smaller than advertised — here’s why

Salaries are decided at the local level and several factors are at play. ALSO INSIDE: Details on what’s happening in West Ada, Coeur d’Alene and Pocatello.

Reclaim Idaho: Little is reneging on K-12 funding commitment

A citizens group says K-12 is facing a $115 million budget cut. But the cut might not materialize. The money remains on the table.

An IBE Lunch & Learn parent presentation.

Idaho Falls businesses step in to educate families on college and career paths

A pilot program hosted by Idaho Business teaches parents about the many options for their children.