Superintendent speaks at TEDx Talk

Madison School District’s Geoff Thomas delivers a message to restore and not reform public education.

Ybarra previews her legislative agenda

After meeting with education groups, Ybarra said erasing cuts to operations funding and launching a new rural schools center top her list of legislative priorities.

Ybarra, school groups welcome new federal education law

Education leaders voice support for easing of federal compliance mandates, increased state-control offered in No Child Left Behind replacement.

Ybarra to seek second term as schools chief

One year into her four-year term, Ybarra announced that she will seek reelection in 2018.

Parents rave about Boise’s pre-K project

Early results are positive just two months into a pilot project designed for 60 preschoolers.

Ranells: Most important in my heart is always kids

Long-time Idaho educator Mary Ann Ranells fielded questions from about 40 staff members of the West Ada School District on Monday as a finalist for the superintendent position.

Otter learns coding with Boise fifth-graders

Gov. Butch Otter, Superintendent Don Coberly and 20 students in Sonia Galaviz’s class completed Hour of Code activities Wednesday morning at Garfield Elementary.

Kuna teacher switches careers to teach fitness

Shawn Patterson, a physical education teacher at Crimson Point Elementary, went from making $56,000 a year to $19,000 — all to teach kids how to live an active lifestyle.

Boise kids belt out holiday sounds

  Parents, grandparents and teachers packed the Washington Elementary school gym in Boise on Thursday for the annual holiday choir program. Nearly 100 students took the stage to perform holiday songs like “Rudolph”, “Deck the Halls” and “My Two Front Teeth”. Watch the video to listen to the kids sing holiday classics.      

Post Falls finds solution to suspensions

Instead of being suspended or expelled and being forced to sit at home, students volunteer in the community assisting senior citizens.