Study: Idaho will need over 100 new schools by 2030

Some 42,000 students will have flooded Idaho by the end of the decade, a charter support group and a research firm say.

Public records show McGeachin billed nearly $17,000 for her own legal fees in records lawsuit

Taxpayers are not on the hook for the latest invoices for McGeachin’s own legal representation, McGeachin wrote in a letter to a budget analyst from the Legislative Services Office on Monday, according to documents obtained by the Sun.

Idaho is banking on a $1.9B surplus. Here’s a closer look at where the state gets its money.

There are two big forces fueling the projected $1.9 billion surplus. And over the last year, state revenues grew significantly while spending remained low. 

Green defends U of I, blasts ‘conflict entrepreneurs’

On Friday, the University of Idaho released an independent report from a Boise law firm, which found no evidence of systemic indoctrination on campus.

Average teacher salary hits all-time high

The number climbed to $53,100 in 2021-22, state data show, wiping out last year’s temporary drop and resuming a years-long upward trend.

Little reports nearly $1 million in campaign contributions

The incumbent has not formally announced his bid for a second term, but he continues to far outraise all prospective rivals in the May GOP primary.

Report: Idaho’s full-day kindergarteners outpace half-day students in reading

New research on Idaho’s mix of kindergarten offerings found one researcher calling for change in Idaho Thursday.

With eyes on redistricting, candidates are filling a legislative battleground

All three sitting District 15 lawmakers have confirmed their tentative plans, as have two other Statehouse hopefuls.

A reporting delay? Or an uptick? New coronavirus case numbers increase

The increase might not necessarily reflect a worsening infection rate. Those numbers could be a reporting catchup from the holiday.

Campus news items: BYU-Idaho reports fall enrollment decrease

Other items: A new concurrent enrollment program at Boise State; rural health scholarships at Idaho State; and U of I-led research studying the Tasmanian devil.