Boise's Highlands Elementary was built in 1961 on Bogus Basin Road. The Boise School District says it is overdue to be replaced and hopes to build a new building, but is taking into consideration that some want to renovate the existing structure.
Charter schools are one option in the growing "school choice" movement. Funded by taxpayer money, these schools are growing nationally, though some states have yet to pass related laws. Find out what sets them apart from traditional public and pri
Treasure Valley students are tired of feeling scared at school — and they're taking action. Students are planning an Idaho march at the Capitol on March 24, corresponding with the national March for Our Lives.
Team Tators is one of five Treasure Valley robotics teams that competes in FIRST Robotics, an international high school robotics competition. Last year, the Tators came in third in world championships and this year, they're working hard with a goa
Astronauts Joe Acaba, Mark Vande Hei and Scott Tingle, in orbit aboard the International Space Station, answer questions from students at Timberline High during a 20-minute call coordinated by Boise State and NASA's Year of Education on Station pr
Dozens of students from New Plymouth High School staged a walkout Wednesday morning after getting news via word-of-mouth that the school's principal had resigned the day before. The students claim he was "forced" to resign and say a formal announc
BSU President Bob Kustra will retire in June 2018. In a Nov. 17, 2017 interview, he said Boise State University's growth and transformation over the years is perhaps his proudest achievement. He said he wishes he had been more effective at changin
BSU President Bob Kustra speaks Nov. 17, 2017, about the decision to cut the school's wrestling program and establish a baseball team instead. "While I know there's many wrestling advocates out there, they can't compete with America's national pastime," he said. His comments came during an interview two days after he announced he will retire in June 2018.
Sports is "an enormous investment" for Boise State University, but one that has paid off for the school as a whole, said BSU President Bob Kustra. "That Fiesta Bowl of 2007 really gave us a set of strategies on how we could take the rest of the un
The West Ada School District and a local family disagree over the meaning of Idaho law governing immunization exemptions for kids entering school. The district initially denied school entrance to Sara Brady's son because she had not filled out a r
Common Sense Media's video tells the story of Emma, a 14-year-old girl who experienced cyberbullying like many students face. In this case, the cruel comments were all the more painful because they came from a close friend. Common Sense Media is a
Kuna School District on Wednesday morning announced it has purchased a 60-acre parcel of land where it will build its new high school. Expected to open in 2020, the high school will alleviate overcrowding.