Beyond the classroom: Educators turn schools into communities

Teachers are not required to shoulder extra responsibilities, but finding one who doesn’t would be nearly impossible.

Dyslexia 101: Schools start to incorporate newly required dyslexia training

Parents and educators applaud the effort, but say it’s just a start.

Endeavor Elementary: “A school like no other”

On-site therapy and childcare for teachers, co-teaching to better reach all kids, and community centers to support families — all are efforts to ensure every child is learning in Nampa School District.

In a district with unique Mondays, at-risk students outperform state averages

The days are set aside for catching up, getting help, and planning. It seems to be working.

State commission reprimands teachers for offensive comments, physical altercation

The commission revoked and suspended eight educators’ licenses for a range of violations.

Almost every Idaho teacher again deemed ‘proficient’ or better

Overall, 98.7% of Idaho’s K-12 teachers earned top marks on their annual performance evaluations in 2021-22, new state data shows.

Two Idaho teachers reprimanded for misconduct

State education watchdogs issued warnings and temporary punishments against two educators.

Bonuses ease the scramble for substitute teachers

Lured by the added money, dozens of adults have applied to be substitutes in Nampa and Kuna, and they are willing to sub the “notoriously” difficult days of Mondays and Fridays.

Mentoring puts the heart, connection into higher education

The right encouragement or the right advice at the right time can make all the difference.

Idaho’s Teacher of the Year calls for changes in standardized tests

Todd Knight told lawmakers: Tests like the ISAT are too high stakes, have unclear questions, and “don’t foster a love of learning, nor do they nurture a growth mindset.”