Trustees prepare to elect association leaders

The Friday elections will determine who lead the Idaho School Boards Association.

This year’s bonuses could hit teachers’ pockets in time for Christmas

The 1,774 teachers who were awarded Master Education Premiums should see $4,000 soon.

Boise narrows trustee search to three

The finalists are vying to replace the district’s third trustee to resign in the last two school years.

Idaho Falls OK’s plan for career-technical hub

The facility could open as soon as Fall 2022.

Election notes: The Trump endorsement, and a legislative election rematch

With the 2022 political season heating up, heading into the May party primaries and the November general election, senior reporter Kevin Richert will write a periodic roundup on campaign news. Here’s the first installment.

East Idaho’s new school board members plan to get back to the basics

They have touted traditional education goals over hot-button political issues in interviews with Idaho EdNews.

A new political map charts a course for high-profile Statehouse showdowns

The list of big-name incumbents that could face primary challenges from fellow lawmakers includes House Majority Leader Mike Moyle, Senate Education Committee Chairman Steven Thayn, and the chairs of the Legislature’s tax committees.

Election could swing balance of power on high-profile Treasure Valley school boards

Conservatives swept races for the West Ada and Nampa school boards, triggering likely shifts in policy and power.

Lawmaker floats plan that would eliminate school supplemental levies

Sen. Jim Rice’s idea is to phase out the supplemental levy authority and replace it it with a sales tax fund, providing property tax relief.

West Ada election gets political

Party involvement lies shallow beneath the surface in the race to help lead Idaho’s biggest school district.