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.

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 project to build new athletic practice fields for Idaho Falls High School received its first batch of funding from the school district.

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 selected to become the next superintendent of Idaho Falls School District 91, potentially capping a dramatic two weeks of the search process.

High schools across Idaho Falls moved their graduations outside last spring to hold the major event within pandemic restrictions. Those ceremonies will remain outdoors for the class of 2021 — and potentially for seniors going forward.

Bonneville Joint School District will take another crack at getting levies passed in May, this time without an increase in the levy amounts.

Bonneville County residents voted for one of three local school levies and against the recall of a school board trustee on Tuesday night.

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, …

The Mayor’s Scholarship Fund announced Monday the dozens of locals students who will receive scholarships and funding to prepare for higher education.

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.