In The Classroom
Posted by Bill Roberts on April 7, 2015
Susan Williamson, the principal at William Howard Taft Elementary School in Boise for more than 15 years, was nicknamed the "red-haired tornado."
The name fit.
She was relentless in seeking support for her students at the school near 36th and State streets, which once had a reputation for tough kids.
Posted by Bill Roberts on March 27, 2015
Students are raising funds to pay for the trip.
Posted by Bill Roberts on March 24, 2015
State Schools Superintendent Sherri Ybarra has no use for the statewide instructional management system that was sharply criticized Monday in a report by the state’s Office of Performance Evaluation.
Posted by Bill Roberts on March 11, 2015
Crowded schools are pressuring West Ada School District to move up the opening date of a planned elementary school south of Interstate 84 by one year.
Posted by Bill Roberts on March 3, 2015
If voters approve West Ada School District’s $96 million bond for three new schools and expansion of another to ease overcrowding, there will still be schools in the district that are too full.