Parental panel opposes using grants for private school tuition

While nonbinding, the vote from a parental advisory panel foreshadows a school choice debate that appears almost certain to resurface during the 2024 legislative session.

West Ada principals train with nationally recognized author and educator

The training will focus on this year’s district theme, “Anchored in Instruction.”

Property tax cuts coming for Idaho homeowners through new state law

Homeowners will find out how much they will save on their November bill.

Analysis: Simplifying the funding formula will not be a simple task

State superintendent Debbie Critchfield wants to streamline the K-12 budget by getting rid of past-their-prime line items. That’s a lot tougher than it sounds.

Terms officially end for recalled West Bonner trustees

The Aug. 29 voter turnout for the recall was nearly that of a presidential election, county clerk Mike Rosedale said during Thursday’s canvassing meeting.

The Career Ready Students Program Council meets on Weds. Sept. 6.

Career Ready Council approves second round of CTE grants

The council handed out $16 million to 11 proposals, funding new programs, capital projects and upgrades.

West Bonner trustees schedule, then cancel a special meeting 90 minutes before the start

The meeting would have taken place 16 hours before two trustees’ terms officially end via a recall. The agenda included an executive session to evaluate the superintendent.

North Idaho welcomes thousands of students back to school Tuesday

“Very few things are as rewarding as watching students grow day-by-day, week-by-week, and year-by-year,” said superintendent Shon Hocker.

Labrador parcels out lawsuit, pushes back against State Board

The lineup change — and the counterclaim — came 11 days after a district judge disqualified Labrador from the closely watched open meetings case.

Critchfield seeks $92 million to plug school budget gap

The money would cover the move back to funding schools based on student attendance — a change endorsed by Gov. Brad Little.