The idea of 16-year-old students breaking into computer systems and finding secret files may sound like a horrifying scandal. But under the eyes of two teachers in the basement of the University of Idaho-Idaho Falls, finding secret files was the goal.

After a race that was so close it wasn’t called until more than 12 hours after the polls closed, Idaho state schools Superintendent Sherri Ybarra on Wednesday celebrated her re-election and said she’ll push ahead with her controversial school-safety initiative.

Temple View Elementary School received last week a STEM School Designation, an award from the state that recognizes high-quality education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

On Tuesday Idaho Falls School District 91 residents will vote for the second time in a year on a bond proposal to build a new Idaho Falls High School and rebuild much of Skyline High School.

Idaho Falls Mayor Rebecca Casper said Monday that she supports Idaho Falls School District 91’s proposed bond personally but that the city has no official position on it.

SALMON — The Lemhi Education Project and College of Eastern Idaho have partnered to offer college-level courses in Salmon that are included in prerequisites for many bachelor’s degrees in a push to provide superior and practical educational experiences to local residents.

All Idaho State University students will be able to connect to the campus's Wi-Fi for free starting this fall.

Bonneville Joint School District 93's outgoing superintendent gave reporters his separation agreement Monday, and said disagreements on the board played a role in his decision to step down after the upcoming school year.

Idaho Falls School District 91 is hosting two public meetings this week where people can learn more about the district’s upcoming bond the district’s residents will be voting on in two weeks.

Citing more than a dozen open positions that are stretching resources, Idaho Falls Police Department officers will no longer teach the anti-drug DARE curriculum in Idaho Falls District 91 schools.

College of Eastern Idaho trustees passed the college’s 2018-2019 budget Wednesday evening.

Bonneville Joint School District 93 voters will be asked on Aug. 28 to reapprove the district's $5.8 million a year supplemental levy.

Early voting starts Monday on a proposal to take out a bond to build a new Idaho Falls High School, renovate Skyline High School extensively and convert the current Idaho Falls High School into a career-technical school.

When students come back to the College of Eastern Idaho for fall classes, they’ll notice a few changes courtesy of Bill Maeck’s $1.73 million gift.

Idaho Falls School District 91’s administrative staff is in temporary digs for the summer while the first floor of its building on John Adams Parkway is being renovated.

Polling commissioned by Idaho Falls School District 91 trustees earlier this year found a number of reasons why some voters were skeptical about the high school bond proposal that failed last November.

The College of Eastern Idaho expects to charge Bonneville County taxpayers about $15 per $100,000 in assessed value in 2018-2019.