Nine hundred students came through the Museum of Idaho on Wednesday for the third annual STEM at the Museum event. The event provides brief, hands-on science lessons for K-12 students to get them excited about the possibilities in different science fields.

BOISE — With two Idaho high schools having moved away from mascots depicting Native American people and symbols in the past six months, Idaho tribal representatives said Thursday that they hope a half-dozen others will re-examine their mascots as well.

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On Thursday, a small group of volunteers met in Idaho Falls to discuss a proposed ballot initiative to boost education funding by raising taxes on corporations and the rich.

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After a majority of voters rejected its $43 million bond proposal, Bonneville Joint School District 93 has launched an online survey to gather opinions on what it should do next.

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Our Kids, Idaho’s Future task force members met at Idaho State University on Friday to go over the early outline of their possible recommendations to Gov. Brad Little and the state Legislature for next year’s legislative session.

Justin Lancaster rolls out of bed in the morning and sits down at the computer next to his desk. Maybe his cat walks around his chair and maybe he starts playing music to help him focus on reading.

The two local school districts reported overall growth in this year’s enrollment at their respective school board meetings Wednesday night.

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Editor’s note: Teacher Talk is a new weekly question-and-answer article series introducing Post Register to area educators during the school year.

Voter turnout in Bonneville Joint School District 93 Tuesday was higher than for the last bond election but lower than many other recent local ones.

The White Pine Charter School trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to acknowledge they may have violated open meetings laws while looking into the school’s recent school board election.

A majority of voters in Bonneville Joint School District 93 voted against the proposed $42.7 million bond on Tuesday night’s ballot.

The crowd at a public hearing in Idaho Falls on Tuesday evening was divided on whether Idaho’s version of Common Core standards are a good thing for the state, although a majority favored keeping them.

Bonneville Joint School District 93 patrons will go to the polls Tuesday to vote on a $42.7 million bond proposal to build a new elementary school and create additions and renovations at Bonneville and Hillcrest high schools.

As a Moscow native, a third generation Vandal and the owner of a shiny University of Idaho Vandal truck, C. Scott Green said he must be the “luckiest person on the planet” to be the new U of I president.