Bonneville Joint School District 93 is joining many other school districts, including Idaho Falls School District 91 in a mass tort lawsuit against Juul Labs, the largest e-cigarette manufacturer in the world.
More than 50 residents, including Rep. Chad Christensen, R-Iona, attended Bonneville Joint School District 93’s board meeting at Thunder Ridge High School on Wednesday night, the most recent after the district implemented a masking requirement.
BOZEMAN, Mont. — Montana State University students and staff who would like to be known by something other than their legal name will have the option to go by a different name when a new service launches next week.
POCATELLO — Idaho State University officials are remembering a man whose transformational leadership in the 1960s and ’70s continues to benefit the school decades later.
Nearly every industry in the country has faced a staffing shortage throughout the pandemic. For local school districts, limited staff pools are starting to impact the services they offer.
Dozens of T-shirts hang in the College of Eastern Idaho’s cafeteria in the John E. Christofferson building. Each shirt contains part of a story of someone who experienced sexual assault.
All students have had their education experience impacted by the pandemic but local school administrators have expressed concerns that economically disadvantaged students, who many are at-risk students, have been impacted most.
A recent survey sent out from Bonneville Joint School District 93 reveals a slim majority of parents in the district and a clear majority of employees surveyed support its recent mask requirement.
This year’s return to school has been one of the deadliest for students across the nation as counts of gun violence in schools exceeds figures from prior years.
One of the main goals for Idaho Falls School District 91 this year will be to demonstrate growth in student scores on the state’s standardized tests.
Bonneville Joint School District 93’s decision last week to mandate masks was not one without controversy as hundreds of individuals within the district’s community provided both positive and negative input about the decision.
The two local school districts are reporting overall growth in this year’s enrollment compared to last year.
Bonneville Joint School District 93 is moving to the red phase of its COVID-19 response plan, requiring students and staff to wear masks starting Monday.
About 50 residents gathered at the College of Eastern Idaho’s Yellowstone Training Center for its ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday to celebrate the college’s remodel of the building.
Idaho Falls School District 91 is inviting local residents to interact with its new superintendent.
A lecture hall in the Alexander D. Creek Building on the College of Eastern Idaho campus is one of the last places you’d expect to see an epic fight.
The Idaho State Board of Education’s School Safety and Security Program has released nearly three dozen recommendations for safety and security resources after the May 6 shooting incident at Rigby Middle School.
Following the second time a student at Jefferson School District 251 has brought a gun to school this year, the school district is banning backpacks at secondary schools.
Idaho Falls School District 91 is joining a mass tort school district lawsuit against Juul Labs, the market leader in e-cigarettes.
While some school districts in Idaho will receive funding for COVID-19 tests, both public school districts in the Idaho Falls area have declined the opportunity.
A Bonneville Joint School District 93 elementary teacher died at her home on Tuesday.
Bonneville Joint School District 93 is amending its COVID-19 response plan amid substantial transmission within the district and an increased number of recent new cases.
PacifiCorp Foundation, the nonprofit arm of Rocky Mountain Power, is donating funds to educational institutions in Idaho to support learning projects that incorporate the fields of science, technology, engineering, art and math.
Staff of at least two schools and a baker’s dozen Head Start programs in Idaho will be required to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, per a new federal mandate.
When the Idaho Legislature convenes for its 2022 session in January, it will do so with a recommendation from the state Board of Education to fund full-day kindergarten.
In a letter to Victor Elementary School parents on Thursday, Principal Megan Christiansen announced that starting next Monday, Sept. 20, masks will be required in the school.
The College of Eastern Idaho has received National Security Agency recognition for a cybersecurity program offered at the school.
Idaho is receiving its final round of American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funds to support K-12 schools and students impacted by the pandemic.
Reclaim Idaho will visit Idaho Falls on Saturday to collect signatures for a ballot initiative that would increase funding for K-12 education.
Two Bonneville Joint School District 93 high school students have been selected for the State Department of Education’s recently formed Student Advisory Council.
The coronavirus is surging through Idaho’s K-12 schools — at a rapid rate not seen a year ago.
Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin’s education indoctrination task force made a half dozen recommendations to the Legislature on Thursday that ranged from targeting critical race theory to categorically endorsing school choice.
Thunder Ridge High School students will begin the school year now with nearly 1,000 neighbors after the completion of a new middle school next door.
Utah State University will be requiring students to receive COVID-19 vaccination after a letter from the Utah Board of Higher Education sent on Friday encouraged college presidents to consider the vaccine as a precondition for enrollment.
With COVID-19 cases soaring in Idaho and active case levels projected to be higher than last year, college students in Idaho are returning to campus with mask mandates once again.
Masks will be optional this school year in Idaho Falls, school officials recently said, despite a plea from local doctors for mandates in elementary schools.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho students lost some academic ground during the coronavirus pandemic, with standardized testing scores dropping in math and language arts compared to 2019.
Most school districts in Idaho will not be requiring students and staff to wear masks as students return to the classroom this fall, although some precautions are being taken by local school districts.
POCATELLO — Idaho State University announced Wednesday it's imposing an indoor mask mandate on all of its campuses effective immediately, citing a rise in coronavirus infections and updated federal guidance on masking for vaccinated people.
Idaho’s student engagement dropped to a new low during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to data released Tuesday by the State Department of Education.
In a news release sent to reporters last month, Idaho Education Association president Layne McInelly called on Gov. Brad Little to funnel a record $900 million surplus into education spending. The union wants smaller class sizes, less reliance on bonds and levies and, importantly, more menta…
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.