After years of low graduation rates, Stevens-Henager College will close its campus in Idaho Falls as the school moves toward online-only classes.
The weeklong closure of Dora Erickson Elementary School was caused by two separate leaks that occurred in the school’s cooling system, including one that dumped 2,000 gallons of coolant into the building.
Inventions made by local students using 3D printers will compete at the regional Exhibition of Ideas on Saturday at the College of Eastern Idaho.
For a few students at Compass Academy, the school day doesn’t end with taking notes in a classroom. It ends with reading notes and rocking out together.
White Pine Charter School has announced the three winners of Tuesday’s election for its school board of directors.
Brigham Young University-Idaho has stopped accepting Medicaid insurance to waive the student health plan, and so far the university won’t say why.
The College of Eastern Idaho is hosting three days of events for a new Cyber Career Awareness Camp. The free events are meant to spark an interest in cyber-related jobs among local middle and high school students through two days of games and a mock career fair.
A fall fundraiser by students at Alturas International Academy students collected more than $4,000 for hurricane relief through the American Red Cross.
Dora Erickson Elementary School will be closed Tuesday because of a problem with the school's heating system. All classes are canceled, along with the before-school and after-school programs.
Name: Amanda Allen
Proponents of a ballot initiative to increase education spending in Idaho by raising taxes on corporations and the rich say they have gathered more than 4,000 signatures already, which is more than 7 percent of what they need statewide to qualify for the ballot.
One of the state’s largest school-organized events for Veterans Day will happen in Firth on Thursday morning.
White Pine Charter School will fully reopen Thursday after flooding kept the school closed for most of the week.
Incumbent Idaho Falls City Councilman Tom Hally beat challenger Stephanie Lucas on Tuesday.
Proposals to create new, or join existing, taxing districts failed in two local counties Tuesday.
Name: Parker Pyper
The initial cost estimate for the recommended renovations to facilities in Idaho Falls School District 91 has been released, with additions to two middle schools and two high schools in the district coming in at approximately $78 million in the first phase of improvements.
Two new sets of scores released Wednesday showed positive trends for Idaho’s student performance on standardized tests among a wide range of ages.
One stretch of hallway floor in Idaho Falls High School has been marked with a series of lines. They’re tick marks, evenly spaced along the floor.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to clarify details concerning the previous board of directors election and the allegations regarding EmmaLee Robinson's campaign.
Name: Beverly Hott
The U.S. Department of Energy is giving Idaho State University $800,000 for research that will help develop new nuclear fuels.
There are competitive elections for two of the five trustee positions in Idaho Falls School District 91 on the November ballot. Here is a preview of the candidates in Zone 3, which includes Edgemont, Linden Park, Longfellow, Sunnyside and Theresa Bunker elementary schools.
There are competitive elections for two of the five trustee positions in Idaho Falls School District 91. Here is a preview of the candidates in Zone 4, which is roughly east of Northgate Mile and S. Boulevard, north of 14th Street and west of Woodruff Avenue.
Name: DeeArla Bollschweiler
More than half the teachers in the region who received Master Educator premiums this year came from Bonneville and Idaho Falls school districts.
As students file out of Rocky Mountain Middle School at the end of the school day, many stop by a small orange platform by the main doors. Resting on top of the platform is a large curly-haired dog, who sits patiently as the students pet her and hug her on their way home.
October is Next Steps Month for Idaho’s graduating high schoolers, and hundreds of them got a look at their potential future schools this week.
A makeshift animal pen has been set up in a sliver of grass next to Bonneville Technical Careers High School. Chickens, pigs and two baby cows roam the area between the classroom and a decommissioned train car.
LEWISTON — Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra will ask the Idaho State Legislature for a $101 million increase to the state’s public schools budget for fiscal year 2021.
Name: Dallin Hancock
Fifty state legislators came through White Pine Charter School Monday morning to see some of the things being taught by the school’s STEM program.
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.
Early public feedback on Idaho Falls District 91’s long-term facilities plan included plenty of overall support but concerns about the details and costs of the 10-year plan.
White Pine Charter School is moving forward with plans to redo the vacated results of this summer’s Board of Directors election.
Name: Greer Saechao
The state Department of Education has opened the application window for Idaho’s after-school programs to seek $1.5 million in grants.
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.
CALDWELL — A jury has found former Fruitland High School principal Mike Fitch not guilty of all three misdemeanor charges against him.
Invent Idaho is hosting a professional development event Saturday at the College of Eastern Idaho to help teachers and parents prepare their students to be innovators.
After seeing the survey results from patrons about what the district should do next, Bonneville Joint School District 93 officials are considering a plan to go two years without proposing any new school bonds.
The steering committee behind Idaho Falls School District 91’s long-term plan have announced the initial draft of its recommendations for the next 10 years.
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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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College of Eastern Idaho launched two new early college programs this year to help local high school students earn credits before they graduate.
Idaho School Board Association held a regional meeting in Rigby on Wednesday night that offered a clearer picture of what legislation the group will lobby for in the next year.
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.
MERIDIAN — West Ada School District trustee Mike Vuittonet frequently hears from residents that Treasure Valley’s growth should “pay for itself.”
SHELLEY — The elementary and high school students went quiet. All eyes were focused on a log at the center of the classroom, where three small brown insects were beginning to square off.
Swan Valley School District 92 voters will decide on a $100,000-a-year, five-year property tax levy in November.
Lincoln High School has finished repairs to the hole in its gym roof caused by a fire over the summer.
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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.