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.
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.
Name: Raya Steele
The Idaho Falls School District 91 board of trustees voted Monday morning to interview Dr. James Shank about becoming the next superintendent.
Despite recommendations from state officials and local health experts, many school districts across Idaho are discussing ending mask requirements for students and staff in school full time.
Three days after selecting its next superintendent, Idaho Falls School District 91 is headed back to the drawing board.
Two plaintiffs are former BYU-Idaho students
Eric Pingrey has been selected as the next superintendent for Idaho Falls School District 91.
Eric Pingrey has been selected as the next superintendent for the Idaho Falls School District.
Shelley High School is among the 10 finalists for a national competition for technology program funds.
A new middle school and high school are preparing to open in Bonneville County for the next school year.
The two finalists for the superintendent of Idaho Falls School District 91 will meet with the community over two sessions on March 29.
Nearly all school districts in Idaho offer classes either four or five days a week. Next year, Bonneville Joint School District 93 could try to split the difference.
Bonneville Joint School District will take another crack at getting levies passed in May, this time without an increase in the levy amounts.
At a District 93 School Board meeting Wednesday, Superintendent Scott Woolstenhulme discussed the possibility the school board would have to furlough teachers.
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, …
Originally posted on IdahoEdNews.org on March 3, 2021
The Mayor’s Scholarship Fund announced Monday the dozens of locals students who will receive scholarships and funding to prepare for higher education.
Over the last year, educators have put increasing focus on the mental, emotional and social health of students.
Name: Heather Webb
Dr. David Pate, a leading voice on Idaho’s COVID-19 response, posed a hypothetical best-case scenario this week.
When Thomas Auen applied to medical school in Idaho in early 2018, he knew he wanted to be a doctor.
Voters in eastern Idaho will go to the polls March 9 to cast ballots on several education issues, including funding measures for six school districts and a school board recall campaign.
Idaho colleges are reaching out to prospective students this week through a series of virtual admission visits.
A district judge ruled Monday that Bonneville County Clerk Penny Manning should have accepted nine signatures that were rejected in a petition to recall Idaho Falls School District 91 Trustee Lara Hill.
Idaho Falls School District 91 will return to a full five-day school schedule for the third trimester and keep its current mask requirement in place.
Name: Jessica Watrous
Schools across eastern Idaho are reaching out to each other this week in a concentrated effort to spread kindness.
Students found the seats with the clearest view and looked to the silver screen. A rover was about to begin its search for life on Mars.
The decision for the next superintendent of Idaho Falls School District 91 may hinge on how potential hires can work with the community to repair recent divisions.
BOISE — The Idaho Senate voted 28-6 Tuesday in favor of allowing private school students access to the state’s Advanced Opportunities” program, which previously only paid for public high school students to earn college credits.
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.