Idaho Falls School District 91 will see the majority of seats on its Board of Trustees up for re-election later this year.
The annual event to introduce new teachers to the resources and staff of Idaho Falls School District 91 was held early Tuesday morning.
Students walking into their first day of class at College of Eastern Idaho had to step through a field of slogans.
The school report cards from the Idaho State Department of Education indicate few major changes in academic performance within the two local schools districts have happened since 2017.
Bonneville Joint School District 93 is starting the school year amidst its worst bus driver shortage in years.
The call is out for families interested in hosting a high school exchange student for the next school year.
Parents are starting to come through Bonneville Joint School District 93 this week to register their children for the new school year. As they do, the district is hoping to give them information they need to vote on the next district bond.
The oldest Montessori school in Idaho Falls is preparing to enter its 30th year of teaching students.
The state Board of Education has scheduled four hearings, including one in Idaho Falls, to take input on Idaho’s educational standards.
In the midst of controversy over diversity programs at Idaho’s universities, two of Idaho National Laboratory’s top executives this week reaffirmed their support for diversity.
History may be written by the winners, but it’s also recorded in the monuments and museums erected around the country.
LEWISTON — Following two mass shootings over the weekend that killed as many as 31 people, new University of Idaho President Scott Green said the safety of the school’s Vandals is of the utmost importance.
Calling all fighters.
Idaho Falls School District 91 school board approved a plan Wednesday night to completely pay off some of the district’s bonds over the next three years with an early defeasement.
As districts push to fill their open teaching positions before school starts, they emphasize different plans to retain the teachers they already have.
Island Park Charter School is on track to open as the city’s first school in the fall.
Supporters and critics of Boise State University’s diversity programs continued to debate the issue this week.
RIGBY — Students rushed back and forth in the home economics kitchen at Rigby Middle School on Thursday. They worked in small groups to make blueberry muffins, following a recipe their teacher handed out. They whisked eggs, measured flour and asked questions to make sure they were taking the…
The third year of a summer camp to teach local high school students about cybersecurity starts next week.
DRIGGS — In a four to one vote late Tuesday evening, the Teton County School Board agreed to retire the 90-year-old Redskins mascot name.
A Boise lawyer filed another lawsuit Tuesday challenging the constitutionality of school fees in Idaho.
Idaho Education Association will hold its annual Summer Institute next week to help develop the skills of teachers across the state.
Idaho’s Democratic lawmakers sent a letter to Boise State University’s new president Friday praising the school’s diversity programs and faulting the Legislature’s Republican majority and the levels of funding they approved for recent tuition increases.
White Pine Charter School is seeking to add new temporary classrooms at a second location as it begins rolling out a new STEM high school.
Twenty-eight House Republicans sent a letter to Boise State University’s new president Tuesday criticizing the university’s diversity-related programs and asking her to take the school down a different path.
An Idaho Falls high school student received an honor at the world’s largest professional skills competition in June for his welding ability.
Students at six Idaho Falls elementary schools will be eating healthier next year thanks to a United States Department of Agriculture grant for fresh produce.
Chris Rigby, of Idaho Falls, has received a Fulbright Student Program grant from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board for the 2019-20 academic year.
An Idaho Falls student is this year's recipient of a regional scholarship for conservation.
More than 80 percent of Idaho’s school districts rely on levies and property taxes for funding, which leads to huge spending gaps that regularly leave less money for students of color or students in poverty.
Initial statewide numbers from the first year of Idaho’s new young reader exam and the most recent Idaho Standards Achievement Test scores show continued improvement for students when it comes to reading and writing while lagging behind in other areas.
REXBURG — Rachael Gimmeson's interest in nursing was sparked last year.
A $42.7 million school bond will appear on the Bonneville County ballot at the end of August.
Nine of the 10 high schools in the Idaho Falls area failed to meet the national benchmark for their SAT scores last year.
Eighty-five teachers, administrators and librarians from districts across the region are attending a workshop put on by the Idaho STEM Action Center this week at the College of Eastern Idaho.
This year is the 70th anniversary of Idaho National Laboratory being founded and the 10th anniversary of the lab’s biggest collaboration with Idaho’s colleges.
BOISE — According to information released Thursday by the Idaho Professional Standards Commission, former Shelley High School Principal Eric Lords has had his administrative certificate suspended for a period of two years.
L.J. Krumenacker, an Idaho State University Department of Geosciences affiliate researcher, has documented and named seven new species of prehistoric Idaho creatures. His work is noted in scientific journals published this month.
POCATELLO — An organization that defends academic freedom and shared governance at U.S. universities has removed sanctions against Idaho State University that have been in place for more than eight years.
SHELLEY — The School District is providing more information on the ongoing investigation into Shelley High School’s finances and the school’s former principal.
Bonneville Joint School District 93’s board of trustees scheduled a June 26 special meeting to discuss the increased cost of a bond to build a new elementary school and additions to two high schools before its planned Aug. 27 vote.
Bonneville Joint School District 93 board members gathered at a construction site Thursday night to break ground on the district’s new middle school.
A local university and potato plant have received a state energy efficiency award.
Brigham Young University-Idaho’s official spring semester enrollment totals show a total of 20,388 campus-based students, a .7 percent increase over spring 2018’s enrollment.
HARTFORD, Conn. — With no computer or internet at home, Raegan Byrd’s homework assignments present a nightly challenge: How much can she get done using just her smartphone?
Jim Oloff has been a teacher at Hope Lutheran School for longer than the building has existed.
Many of eastern Idaho’s school districts have gotten an early start on their budgets for next year, including pay raises for many of their teachers.
BOISE — Gov. Brad Little charged his new education improvement task force on Monday with coming up with five or six recommendations by November to improve Idaho school student achievement in two specific areas, literacy and college and career readiness, while improving accountability for sta…
Idaho’s new education task force will hold its first meeting Monday.
The school board for Idaho Falls School District 91 named Hillary Radcliffe as the newest district trustee at a special meeting Thursday.
Two eastern Idaho high schools are among 19 middle and high schools statewide to get “Sources of Strength” suicide prevention grants.
Gov. Brad Little has appointed Idaho Falls Sen. Dave Lent to the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education.
RIGBY — Rigby High School senior Megan Clements is leaving her impact on Jefferson School District 251 in more ways than one.
Next week will be a busy one in Bonneville Joint School District 93, as its high school seniors graduate.
During Wednesday’s special board meeting at Lincoln High School, Bonneville Joint School District 93’s board of trustees discussed the district’s next bond and prepared for its official announcement.