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  • Eye on Boise: Ruling means ‘reset’ for school broadband plan

    Idaho lawmakers are scrambling after a judge reaffirmed last week that the state’s $60 million contract for a broadband network that links every Idaho high school was issued illegally. The …

  • Eye on Boise: Domestic violence – every 88 minutes

    BOISE – Idaho sees an incident of domestic violence between spouses, ex-spouses or those in dating relationships once every 88 minutes. Luann Dettman, director of the Idaho Council on Domestic …

  • More states exploring move to arm teachers

    A movement to arm teachers is gaining traction across the country in the aftermath of the Connecticut school shooting that killed 20 children and six adults. Free firearms safety training …

  • Otter appears in pro-reform ad

    BOISE – The latest campaign ad in Idaho’s school reform fight features Gov. Butch Otter endorsing Propositions 1, 2 and 3 in a positive, feel-good message. “Education in Idaho is …

  • 21 Idaho districts unilaterally set contracts for teachers

    BOISE – At least 21 Idaho school districts are unilaterally imposing contract terms on teachers this week, after failing to reach agreement with local teachers unions – an option for …

  • Eye on Boise: Teachers union finds Luna losing support

    BOISE – The Idaho Education Association has released partial results of a statewide poll it commissioned both last year and this year, showing that likely voters in Idaho continue to …

  • Teachers union says secret deals erode schools

    BOISE – Three education groups are seeking to join Rep. Shirley Ringo, D-Moscow, in her lawsuit over secret tax deals by the state Tax Commission, saying the alleged deals are …



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