Gov. Brad Little

When there are ‘multiple education topics’ to discuss …

What did state superintendent Sherri Ybarra and Gov. Brad Little talk about Monday? Here’s a synopsis.

Little symbolically takes government to his hometown

Emmett residents asked about early childhood education, population growth, infrastructure, healthcare and more during the new governor’s first “Capital for a Day” event.

Little signs charter administrators’ bill

The governor signed off on a law to relax hiring requirements, but said he will be “closely watching its impacts.”

Kids keep Little focused on improving literacy

Following a visit to a Boise classroom, Idaho’s governor addresses the top education issues of the 2019 legislative session.

Idaho’s literacy program: a politically popular work in progress

It is “extremely difficult” to measure the success of the 2-year-old program, Boise State University researchers said in a recent report. Still, Gov. Brad Little wants to double the program’s budget, and lawmakers are poised to sign on.

Report: Idaho’s starting teacher pay ranks No. 44 nationally

The National Education Association’s numbers are dated — but they suggest Idaho’s starting teacher salaries lag behind neighboring states. Gov. Brad Little has proposed boosting the minimum salary to $40,000.

State of the State: Little says education will be his top priority

The new governor called for spending almost $60 million on teacher pay, increasing the investment in literacy and launching a new education task force.

Analysis: In his first day on the job, Little embraces the long view

On Monday, Idaho’s new governor set the stage for the 2019 legislative session. But Brad Little also set several issues aside for another day. Or another year.