school safety

State hosts stakeholder meetings on behavioral health services

The SDE plans to develop recommendations for Sherri Ybarra by July, then embark on a long-range plan for expanding behavioral health and wellness services.

Office of School Safety reports mixed compliance on various safety measures

Staff visited more than 700 schools over the past four years and will report findings to the 2021 Legislature.

Office of School Safety hits the road to market tip line

About 40 of the state’s 150-plus school districts have signed up for the free state tip line.

Task force subcommittee calls for uniformity in school safety responses

Supporters say standardized terms and responses can improve communication in an emergency.

Task force subcommittee debates school safety responses

The group considered commonly accepted school safety standards and creating uniform responses for events such as lockdowns.

Idaho bullying numbers high, and rising; school weapons reports mixed

Idaho defies several national trends, according to a new federal report on student behavior.

Statehouse roundup, 2.13.19: Teacher pay raise bill unveiled; guns-in-schools bill on hold

Gov. Little has changed his salary proposal since January’s State of the State address.

From the weekend, an Idaho education viewer’s guide

Want to catch up on school safety issues and the K-12 funding formula rewrite? Watch here.

Statehouse roundup, 1.15.19: Scholarship expansion, school safety update, mastery

The Office of School Safety and Security hopes a new confidential tip line will be up and running in March.

SDE addresses some criticisms of Ybarra’s school safety plan

An aide said state superintendent Sherri Ybarra is listening to other education leaders, as she continues to push her controversial multimillion plan. Here’s what came up — and what didn’t come up — during a webinar Thursday evening.