Fruitland’s classical academy emphasizes virtue and civic responsibility

Students learn Latin, wear uniforms and study the Indonesian music traditions of Gamelan. The school is drawing interest from communities across the state.

Mary McPherson Elementary School (West Ada School District)

West Ada considers alternative solutions to manage overcrowding

Superintendent Derek Bub talked about redrawing elementary school boundaries and rolling in modular classrooms during a recent board meeting.

Rural schools set to receive millions for workforce-ready CTE programs

The Idaho Career Ready Students Program Council will decide which project applications will get a portion of the $45 million.

New Empowering Parents advisory committee to begin work next week

The committee will do its work as the Empowering Parents education microgrant program becomes permanent — but faces increased scrutiny.

In their own words: New video series, made for Idaho classrooms, highlights tribal youth

The teens will be celebrated at a red carpet film premiere Saturday. The event is free and open to the public.

Analysis: A high-stakes, high-risk deal that will make or break a legacy

The University of Idaho stands to gain or lose millions from the proposed University of Phoenix purchase. For better or worse, President C. Scott Green’s tenure at his alma mater will be measured against this balance sheet.

Boise State joins international semiconductor partnership

The agreement, spearheaded by Boise-based Micron Technology Inc., was announced Sunday during the G7 economic summit in Hiroshima, Japan. The partnership includes Boise State and 10 other universities in the United States and Japan.

Wilder students tackle sustainability topics in new animation film

The “The Return to Oz” premieres at the Egyptian Theater Tuesday evening.

State Board greenlights U of I’s $550 million University of Phoenix purchase

U of I officials say the acquisition promises the university an immediate $10 million cash infusion. Meanwhile, the U of I would guarantee up to $10 million a year to backstop bond payments on the purchase.

The U of I says the deal could bring in $10 million in initial “supplemental education funding” f