In 2018, only 44 percent of Idaho’s high school graduates applied for federal financial aid. Poverty, government skepticism play roles. Western rates lagged near the bottom of a recent national ranking.
The Idaho Board of Education announced the Storbeck Pimentel & Associates will conduct the search for the next University of Idaho president to replace Chuck Staben. The national firm specializes in executive searches for the education and nonprofit sectors.
On Sept. 4, the Boise School District will hold elections for its Board of Trustees. Three new members will be elected for six-year terms. Elections occur every two years, and there are seven total spots on the board.
Recent data from the Idaho State Department of Education shows that the number of homeless children in the state has grown in recent years, doubling in Treasure Valley districts like Caldwell and Meridian.
A kindergarten teacher at Alhambra Primary School in Illinois explains the strategies she uses to set up a safe learning environment for her new students. The school had its first day of kindergarten on Aug. 16.
Past abuse and harassment claims tied to a divorce may have helped halt former Idaho lawmaker Branden Durst’s runs for office in Washington. They have now surfaced again during race for Boise School Board.
2018 Boise school board candidates talk preschool, teacher pay, diversity, school funding at Chamber forum. Candidates are Branden Durst, Alicia Estey, Shari Fernandez, Maria Greeley, Troy Rohn, James Tooman.
Students attending Amity Elementary in South Boise are greeted back to school with a new building. The old school, which was plagued by a leaking roof and aging facilities. The Boise School District built a new school after a successful bond vote.
Boise State received permission from the Idaho State Board of Education on Thursday to continue the university’s attempt to acquire three pieces of property for its new baseball stadium, according to State Board spokesman Mike Keckler.
A criminal charge Friday against the Emmett school bus driver accused of physically grabbing and verbally confronting a 9-year-old boy in April. The boy attends an Idaho school, and the driver was seen on video in the confrontation.