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 required form.
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 national nonprofit organization that helps families keep up on the latest social media trends and news that could affect students and others.
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.
Brooke Kerley, student host for the new Borah Pridecast, got together with five faculty members May 4 to put finishing touches on the inaugural podcast, which was released May 9. Believed to be the Boise School District's first podcast, the Pridecast features varied student voices, hosted by Kerley and faculty members Chuck McHenry, Pat Rose, Rod Wray, Jennifer Boyd and Laura Johnston.
Finals week kicked off at Boise State University on May 1, but it's not all studying and stress. The university had a group of therapy dogs come to the quad to help students relax and enjoy themselves.
Meridian Technical Charter School enrolls no more than 200 students each year in classes that cater to computer science, information technology, programing and web design. The school has an above average go-on rate as students are able to take college credit and gain internship experience before graduation.
Meridian Medical Charter School students can get a head start pursuing careers in nursing, medicine and other healthcare occupations. The intensive program also provides a window into the world of medicine for students still wondering if that's the career for them before heading to college.