Idaho Falls School District 91 has narrowed its list of potential superintendent candidates to five and scheduled a series of remote and in-person interviews through the rest of March to decide who will succeed retiring Superintendent George Boland.
BOISE — Local school districts or charter schools could certify as teachers anyone who meets locally set requirements, under legislation that passed the Idaho House on Thursday, as long as they include being at least 18, not having an infectious disease, passing a criminal background check, …
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The Mayor’s Scholarship Fund announced Monday the dozens of locals students who will receive scholarships and funding to prepare for higher education.
Over the last year, educators have put increasing focus on the mental, emotional and social health of students.
Name: Heather Webb
Dr. David Pate, a leading voice on Idaho’s COVID-19 response, posed a hypothetical best-case scenario this week.
When Thomas Auen applied to medical school in Idaho in early 2018, he knew he wanted to be a doctor.
Voters in eastern Idaho will go to the polls March 9 to cast ballots on several education issues, including funding measures for six school districts and a school board recall campaign.
Idaho colleges are reaching out to prospective students this week through a series of virtual admission visits.
A district judge ruled Monday that Bonneville County Clerk Penny Manning should have accepted nine signatures that were rejected in a petition to recall Idaho Falls School District 91 Trustee Lara Hill.
Idaho Falls School District 91 will return to a full five-day school schedule for the third trimester and keep its current mask requirement in place.
Name: Jessica Watrous
Schools across eastern Idaho are reaching out to each other this week in a concentrated effort to spread kindness.
Students found the seats with the clearest view and looked to the silver screen. A rover was about to begin its search for life on Mars.
The decision for the next superintendent of Idaho Falls School District 91 may hinge on how potential hires can work with the community to repair recent divisions.
BOISE — The Idaho Senate voted 28-6 Tuesday in favor of allowing private school students access to the state’s Advanced Opportunities” program, which previously only paid for public high school students to earn college credits.
BOISE — Despite objections from school districts around the state, the Idaho House voted 45-24 on Monday to eliminate the August election date, when schools hold tax levy elections after setting their annual budgets over the summer.
The list of official semifinalists to serve as the next superintendent of Idaho Falls School District 91 was announced Friday.
A mask requirement will stay in place in Idaho Falls School District 91 — at least temporarily.
Bonneville Joint School District 93 will not require masks for its students and staff during the third trimester of the year.
One of the biggest annual fundraisers for the major Idaho Falls food bank is wrapping up with a surprising spike in donations.
Name: Collette Rothwell
Three weeks after Idaho teachers began receiving the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, mass inoculation events began providing them with a second dose.
Rigby High School’s Iliad yearbook was named one of the country’s best yearbooks for the previous school year.
A student at Rigby High School was hospitalized Monday after an incident in a welding program left her burned.
Skyline High School and Idaho Falls High School are in the midst of their annual Souper Bowl food drive.
Stephanie Olson has her hands full with students these days.
A lawsuit has been filed for a delayed certification of the recall petition against Idaho Falls School District 91 trustee Lara Hill.
Low COVID-19 case numbers and a high rate of vaccinations may lead Idaho Falls School District 91 to return to a full school schedule next trimester.
Name: Amy Kerr
Elizabeth Cogliati will face a recall vote for her position as trustee for Idaho Falls School District 91 during the March 9 election.
POCATELLO — Students from 10 rural communities in eastern Idaho now have state-of-the-art virtual access to Idaho State University courses from their own small towns.
Idaho Falls School District 91 community members can send in their thoughts on the best qualities for the next superintendent.
Name: Barby Carroll
In a classroom in a remote corner of Bonneville High School, students were being fitted Tuesday for N95 masks.
Nearly 600 teachers and administrators from Idaho Falls School District 91 went through the gym at Taylorview Middle School on Friday to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
More than 1,000 teachers in the Idaho Falls area are scheduled to receive the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine Friday.
Idaho Falls School District 91 and Bonneville Joint School District 93 will each have a $6.8 million supplemental levy on the ballot in March.
LEWISTON — The University of Idaho joined Idaho State University and Boise State University in a commitment to not seek tuition increases for the 2021-22 academic year, as long as Gov. Brad Little’s proposed higher education budget is approved by the Legislature.
Idaho Falls School District 91 revised its policy for student isolations Monday to allow more students to attend school despite being in close contact with a person diagnosed with COVID-19.
Name: JoyLynn Gleave
Idaho Falls School District 91 is ramping up a new app to organize donations for students in need.
Idaho Falls School District’s board of trustees on Tuesday voted to increase the number of attendees at high school sports and set the salary range for the next superintendent.
The State Board of Education took its first look at a draft of proposed English, math and science standards Monday.
The retirement of Superintendent George Boland after this school year will not come with a settlement to cover the remainder of his contract.
Tens of millions of dollars in grant money for Idaho students have been awarded and will begin arriving for families in the near future.
Recall efforts are moving forward against two Idaho Falls School District 91 school board members.
Idaho lawmakers are reviewing contracting procedures at the state Department of Education, after concerns were raised regarding the number of sole source or no-bid contracts being awarded.
Compass Academy was the only school added in Idaho Falls School District 91 this decade, though others saw major renovations done by a $53 million bond.
There is nothing more critical in education than a highly effective teacher in every classroom who can inspire children to learn and grow. But, another important aspect is warm and welcoming school facilities that support rigorous and relevant instruction.
While the past decade has been marked by challenges of unprecedented growth, deep budget cuts, and an historic pandemic, Bonneville Joint School District 93 has remained committed to its promise to design success for every student.
Bonneville Joint School District 93 has added two high schools since 2012, with one becoming the largest traditional school in the district and one specializing in career and technical education.
The sounds of caroling, muffled by face masks, echoed through the halls of Dora Erickson Elementary School on Thursday morning.
Major companies including Nike and Altria and 22 Democratic attorneys general are asking a federal appeals court to block an Idaho law barring transgender girls and women from female high school and college sports teams.