Stories tagged: Idaho schools
Tue., Dec. 1, 2015, 2:05 p.m.
Core testing boycott could endanger millions in funding for Idaho schools
Idaho school officials say a nascent movement among some anti-Common Core parents to boycott required annual student testing could endanger tens of millions in federal funding for the state’s cash-strapped …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 9, 2015, 11:29 p.m.
Idaho student knocks out college classes in high school, organizes workshop on how to do it
Priest River high school senior Hannah Keinert will graduate in the spring with nearly two years worth of college credit, after taking advantage of an array of growing dual-credit programs …
Tue., July 21, 2015
Four-day school week not a big money-saver, study in Idaho finds
BOISE – Four-day school weeks failed to deliver significant budget savings and in some cases increased educational costs, according to a new study examining Idaho’s experience. “Minimal savings could be …
Wed., Nov. 14, 2012
Ill-fated teacher bonuses patchy
Idaho on Tuesday revealed which schools made the cut under a pay-for-performance system rejected by voters a week earlier. The controversial merit pay law pushed by the state schools superintendent, …
Thu., Aug. 18, 2011
Idaho will pay for SAT for high school juniors
BOISE – Idaho high school juniors can now take the SAT for free, state Superintendent of Schools Tom Luna announced Wednesday. State lawmakers in 2007 required completion of a college …
Thu., Aug. 5, 2010, 8:44 a.m.
$2.75 million will go to Idaho school solar projects
Idaho’s energy czar is getting ready to divvy up about $2.75 million in federal stimulus money for state schools.
Wed., Sept. 9, 2009
New school nutrition rules call for less salt and sugar
Salt shakers have been banned from Idaho’s school cafeterias, fatty fried foods are on their way out and whole grains and veggies are in. The start of school this year …
Fri., May 29, 2009
Idaho school districts declaring emergencies
BOISE – At least a dozen Idaho school districts have declared financial emergencies under a new state law, and more are considering the move as they face their first-ever cut …