Brad Little

School leaders fret over disbursement of federal funds

“We’re very much in limbo, but we’ve just been through a pandemic, too,” Kimberly superintendent Luke Schroeder said. “There’s a lot of unknowns.”

Little says legislators should consider delaying session or going virtual

House Minority Leader Ilana Rubel, D-Boise, also calls for legislators to postpone the session until a vaccine is widely available.

Projected state budget surplus grows to $600 million

Gov. Little is preparing a proposal that would combine tax cuts and investments in education, transportation and water projects.

It’s coming: first shipment of COVID vaccine could reach Idaho next week

Under the state’s plan, teachers and K-12 staff could be vaccinated this winter.

Gov. Little addresses Latino student questions about improving education

Idaho Latino students asked Gov. Brad Little about education topics such as funding, curriculum and school administration diversity in a forum cohosted by EdNews and The Idaho Statesman.

The governor’s race: what you need to know

On Tuesday, Idaho voters will elect their first new governor in a dozen years. What’s at stake for education? Here’s a study guide.

Candidates disagree — cordially — on education and priorities

During a forum Tuesday night, Republican Brad Little praised the state’s five-year commitment to boost K-12 spending. Democrat Paulette Jordan said the state is mortgaging the future of its children.

Spending in governor’s primaries topped $11.4 million

The nominees begin the race to the Nov. 6 election with depleted bank accounts — and Democratic nominee Paulette Jordan holding an edge over Republican Brad Little.

Big number from the gubernatorial money race: $6.6 million

Meanwhile, the four candidates for state superintendent put a meager $45,392 into their statewide race in the latest filing period.

UPDATED: Gubernatorial candidates rip tuition and fee increases

GOP Lt. Gov. Brad Little said he opposes the 3.5 to 5 percent fee increases, approved last week. Democratic candidates A.J. Balukoff and Paulette Jordan also voiced concerns about college affordability.