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BOISE — A bill to ban transgender girls and women from playing on female high school and college sports teams is headed to Gov. Brad Little's desk.

BOISE — A bill to let school employees with enhanced concealed carry permits to carry handguns in school will not move forward this year.

BOISE — The Senate State Affairs Committee is weighing a bill to let school employees with enhanced permits carry concealed weapons on school grounds.

BOISE — The Senate plans to make some changes to a local House member’s bill to ban transgender girls and women from playing on female high school and college sports teams.

The Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee today set a budget for the state’s community colleges that generally matches Gov. Brad Little’s recommendation, on a 15-3 vote. The budget’s essentially flat, showing just a 0.9% increase in state general funds to $48.2 million, and a 0.8% increase …

BOISE – An Idaho House committee voted on straight party lines Tuesday to eliminate the option of holding school bond and levy elections in March and August, cutting the possible dates in half.

RIGBY — Moving to another hemisphere, from tropical South America to often-chilly Idaho, wasn’t the biggest adjustment Lucca Silva faced when he started at Rigby High School. He encountered an unfamiliar culture and would live with a new family during his year abroad.

BOISE — Lawmakers set an education budget Thursday that slightly exceeds Gov. Brad Little’s recommendation — a 4.2% increase in total funds rather than 4%.

BOISE — A bill to ban transgender girls and young women from playing on female school and college sports teams is headed to the House floor.

Brigham Young University-Idaho’s overall enrollment continues to grow, but new enrollment numbers indicate that growth is concentrated outside of traditional classrooms.

BOISE — The House Education Committee has voted to get rid of Idaho's English, science and math school content standards.