school funding

Two districts could lose millions from tax overhaul

But rising home values may erase the deficit for Boise and Lewiston schools.

School savings top $397 million

Nearly all Idaho school districts and charter schools continue to save money, despite lingering debate over how much is enough.

Ybarra calls for 2.5 percent increase in public school funding

Both Supt. Sherri Ybarra and Gov. Brad Little are recommending the state spend more than $2 billion on public schools for the first time in Idaho history.

House Education Committee begins enrollment funding rules debate

The committee will resume discussing the enrollment vs. attendance question Thursday.

Federal CARES Act funding helps schools weather a storm

Find out how much federal relief money your local school district or charter received.

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.

State Board reverses course, makes enrollment reporting rule temporary

Changing to a temporary rule gives the Legislature more options and allows the state to review corrected enrollment data expected to be available in January.

Unfinished work: Report spotlights K-12 task force funding needs

It will take at least another $120 million to implement the recommendations from the K-12 task force, according to a new report.

Schools ride an attendance — and funding — roller coaster

The linchpin of the state’s K-12 funding formula is a school’s average daily attendance. And sometimes, a one-year blip can make a big difference.

K-12 enrollment tops a milestone: 300,000 and counting

Enrollment increased by nearly 5,000 students statewide — with most of the growth centered in urban and suburban school districts.