Members and presenters at Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin’s education indoctrination task force Thursday decried Marxist teachings and alleged leftist educational practices in higher education, as they shifted focus to colleges and universities.
A new charter school is planning a 2023 opening in Idaho Falls.
Sherri Ybarra, Idaho’s Superintendent of Public Instruction, will consider 11 recommendations for improving mental health services in Idaho’s schools put forth by a committee of school, government and community stakeholders who met on the topic this spring.
As Idaho’s coronavirus case numbers surge again, vaccination numbers continue to lag.
The College of Eastern Idaho is hosting an award-winning boot camp in August to introduce students to cybersecurity education.
CALDWELL — The Treasure Valley will soon lose a stalwart of Idaho higher education: Mark Browning, the vice president of college relations for the College of Western Idaho, will become the new president of Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, Oregon, this fall.
Ten local high school graduates will each receive $500 college scholarships from Idaho Falls Power, the city-owned energy system announced Monday.
BOISE — The Boise School District is responding to a public records request filed by the co-chair of the Idaho lieutenant governor’s school indoctrination task force, but it would cost more than $150,000 to assemble all the records requested by state Rep. Priscilla Giddings.
A state report in March found that Monticello Montessori Public Charter School repeatedly violated state code in how it handled the education of a special education student.
School may be out for the summer, but some students will still be coming through this month for meals.
Thunder Ridge High School’s Class of 2021 capped their senior year by throwing their caps in the air during an outdoor graduation Tuesday night.
Luis Catalan started working with Idaho Falls High School's automotive technology program at the beginning of his sophomore year.
Six Compass Academy students have been named national cyber scholars after competing in a 48-hour cybersecurity competition.
As a state investigation into the school’s finances continues, Monticello Montessori Charter School is letting its executive director go.
The beginning and end of Taryn Peterson’s time at Hillcrest High School were marked by crisis.
Kelsey Lemos made it until the spring of her junior year without missing a day of school. The coronavirus made it impossible to keep up that streak.
Originally posted on IdahoEdNews.org on May 24, 2021An independent investigation of a Boise State University diversity course found no evidence of wrongdoing.
Earlier this year the College of Eastern Idaho took the next step in providing students with a cybersecurity education.
Maria Aquino rolled back some of her involvement at Compass Academy this year to keep an eye on the future.
Bonneville Joint School District 93 officials are breathing a sigh of relief after months of concern about losing its two regular levies heading into the next school year.
The initial results from the May 18 elections, affecting both major school districts in Bonneville County, have been released.
Shortly after the College of Eastern Idaho ended its school year, it also ended the requirements for face masks and social distancing on campus.
Name: Zola Jensen
Idaho Falls School District 91 has dropped its mask requirement.
The State Department of Education wants to hear directly from Idaho students during the next school year.
Idaho Falls School District 91 announced Friday that it will hold a special board meeting Monday to discuss ending the district’s mask requirements and potentially updating other COVID-19 policies.
The most controversial item in Wednesday’s meeting for the Idaho Falls School District 91 board of trustees was the one not on the agenda: face masks.
The outcome of next week’s levy elections could settle the budget questions hanging over Bonneville Joint School District 93. Or it could add even more uncertainty for next school year.
The College of Eastern Idaho will be holding a virtual graduation ceremony Thursday night for the class of 2021.
“Inhale the future. Exhale the past.”
Name: Kyle Wright
The State Department of Education announced a new partnership Monday to provide free online math tutoring.
Idaho's Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra will meet with eastern Idaho teachers May 20 to go over the current state of education.
Child care centers in Idaho Falls are one step closer to receiving millions in federal grants that had been stuck in the state Legislature.
Name: Amber Mahoney
A continuing state investigation into Monticello Montessori Public Charter School settled some issues while raising new concerns over reimbursements and the future of its preschool.
Bonneville Joint School District 93 leaders continued to detail the potential cuts to next year’s budget that could come if the supplemental levy renewal is not approved by voters in May.
Shelley School District and a local branch of the NAACP issued statements following controversial pictures posted to social media last week by Shelley High School.
Name: Lorin McArthur
Shelley High School ignited debate in the community after posting pictures to Facebook from a school pep rally where some students appeared to be in blackface.
BOISE — Members of the Idaho State Board of Education said Thursday they have seen no evidence supporting claims of “indoctrination” in the state’s public school system, despite accusations from conservative state lawmakers.
Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin’s new indoctrination task force is ramping up its search for communist, socialist and social justice-slanted teachings in Idaho public schools, her office announced Wednesday.
Originally published by Moscow-Pullman Daily News on April 20.Some education leaders in Idaho have decried the legislature’s refusal to approve a large chunk of the state’s K-12 budget last week as irresponsible and politically motivated.
A small new private school is in the works for the west side of Idaho Falls.
A project to build new athletic practice fields for Idaho Falls High School received its first batch of funding from the school district.
Name: Kalli Andersen
Idaho Falls and Bonneville school districts had different tones as they talked through their approaches to spending emergency COVID-19 relief funds Wednesday night.
College of Eastern Idaho representatives got their first view Tuesday of what the school’s planned career technical building will look like.
DelRay Davenport’s retirement from the Fremont County Joint School District 215 did not last long.
Name: Marlee Doman
The District 91 Education Foundation has opened applications for its annual scholarships, including a new award specifically for Idaho Falls High School seniors.
James Shank has been officially hired as Idaho Falls School District 91’s next superintendent.
James Shank has been selected to become the next superintendent of Idaho Falls School District 91, potentially capping a dramatic two weeks of the search process.
The Idaho Standards Achievement Test is returning to schools across the state this spring after the annual tests were canceled last year at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lindsey Holtom’s winning science fair project made her never want to use cash again.