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Jensen reports raising $38,000 for schools

The GOP candidate for state superintendent has asked supporters to donate to local schools instead of contributing to his campaign.

Legislative races to watch Tuesday

Thirty-one legislative incumbents, including multiple members of the House and Senate education committees, face primary challenges Tuesday.

Levies are also on Tuesday’s ballot

Heading the list: Kuna voters will be asked to take a second look at a two-year, $6.38 million supplemental school levy.

A colorful debate — but light on K-12

Public education received only scant mention during Wednesday’s hour-long debate. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates talked at length about public lands and intraparty strife.

Common ground on endowment issue?

The four Republican candidates for secretary of state seemed to agree on one point Tuesday night: natural resource development could help Idaho generate more money for K-12.

Tech: Middleton pilot comes of age

High school laptop program focuses on life after graduation.

Tech: Kuna tries to build on pilot

A year into a middle school Chromebooks program, Kuna wants money for a high school program.

Tech: Meridian school’s ‘rotational’ program

Meridian students use classroom technology to see the world — virtually.

Idaho students make strides in math

But kids in the Gem State lag behind the rest of the county, according to national test results. Also inside, find out which four teachers won classroom grants.

Latest debate draws out new answers

Find out what the candidates think about raising taxes, Idaho’s new standardized tests and how they plan to improve Idaho’s reading scores.