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UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 9:01 p.m.

U.S. Dept. of Education introduces new regulation proposal for sexual misconduct

The way schools handle sexual misconduct allegations could be changing if a Title IX rule proposal –which the office of U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released today – is …

Students go broke for a day: Poverty simulation helps WSU students understand challenges

About 25 students were thrown in jail, got fired from their jobs, bartered with a pawn shop owner and tried to survive natural disasters Wednesday at the Washington State University …

Melania Trump hosts students for movie at the White House

First lady Melania Trump invited sixth graders to the White House on Tuesday to watch a movie about kindness as part of her anti-bullying campaign – even as her office …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 10:12 p.m.

Washington students struggle without stable housing: ‘The problem is bigger than we thought’

Students living with all sorts of housing instability – no matter how and where they find a place to sleep – suffer academically, according to a new report. The report’s …

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 10:25 a.m.

For homeless students in rural Washington, just getting to school is hard

The number of homeless students continues to overwhelm districts throughout the state. Educators have become the first, and in many cases the only, line of defense for students worried about …

Biking as medicine: program seeks to help struggling students through exercise

A new program at the Pocatello Community Charter School called Riding for Focus aims to prove biking can be the best medicine for middle-schoolers who have trouble behaving or paying …

Effects on children in violent neighborhoods are broader than previously known, study finds

Researchers have shown – and teachers know – that schoolchildren exposed to neighborhood violence can have a tougher time learning, experiencing more stress and depression than their peers growing up …

UPDATED: Wed., July 4, 2018, 6:02 p.m.

Around 1,000 meals provided for kids daily in LC Valley

During the summer months, food insecurity is a large concern for school officials who say summertime is when many kids tend to go hungry.

When school goes off-campus: Tyson meat-processing plant offers school for workers.

People from all over the world end up working at the Tyson meat-processing plant in Wallula. And that is why Tyson needs Elio Quiros-Meneses and Noemi Reed. Tucked into a …

Schools brace for massive student walkouts over gun violence

As schools around the country brace for student walkouts following the deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida, principals and superintendents are scrambling to perform a delicate balancing act: How to let …

Student welders save SWAT team money on shooting targets

A southern Idaho sheriff’s office has saved thousands of dollars by recruiting students to build shooting targets for its SWAT team.

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 9:09 p.m.

Students return to Florida school where 17 were killed

Students at a Florida high school where 17 of their classmates and staff members were killed returned Sunday to gather their belongings thrown down in panic during the school shooting …

Not all students back gun control, young conservatives say

At Justin Vaughn’s Maryland high school, support for curbing guns runs deep, “and I’m on the ‘wrong’ side,” the 17-year-old says.

Sheriff: School officer never went inside to confront gunman

The armed officer on duty at the Florida school where a shooter killed 17 people never went inside to engage the gunman and has been placed under investigation, officials announced …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 6:44 p.m.

Amid push for gun regulations, leaders around country offer varied proposals

Under pressure to tighten gun laws after a deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school, state and national leaders responded with varied proposals Thursday.

Feds say Texas failed to properly educate disabled students

The U.S. Department of Education announced Thursday that Texas violated federal law for more than a decade by denying thousands of students with disabilities access to special education services.

Jury deciding school isolation booth case

A federal jury is deciding whether the Longview School District violated the constitutional rights of five former students who claimed they were placed inside an isolation booth at an elementary …

CEI students can jointly enroll at the UI

Students enrolling at the College of Eastern Idaho in Idaho Falls will soon be able to jointly enroll at the University of Idaho, reportedly the first such partnership in the …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 4:54 p.m.

Apple supplier used illegal teenage labor to assemble the iPhone X, report says

If you own an iPhone X, there is a chance your prized smartphone was built from forced labor of Chinese high school students.

More Oregon students are homeless than last year, state says

The number of homeless Oregon students has increased for a fourth consecutive year.

Ohio State: 83 students used group messaging app to cheat

Ohio State University has accused 83 undergraduate students of cheating on classwork using a group messaging app.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 7:34 p.m.

Oregon students kept inside after cougar sighting near school

A report of a cougar sighting this week in the northwestern coastal town of Seaside prompted school officials to move all student activities inside.

Enrollment exceeds 12,000 at UI

Overall student enrollment at the University of Idaho is up 2.4 percent for fall 2017, bringing total enrollment across all UI campuses above 12,000 for the first time in five …

Dr. Bax: Focus on campus drinking when students fall

Too often these tragedies focus is on the railing, the window or some other distraction from the real issue, which is excessive alcohol use.

Editorial: Our turn to face tragedy, pull together

Now it’s our community that will never be the same; our students, parents, teachers, doctors, nurses and first responders who will never forget.

Moscow School District installs new security system

Visitors – and potential intruders – to schools in the Moscow School District will notice that gaining access to the buildings will not be quite as easy it as it …

Fire at Islamic school in Malaysia kills 24, mostly teens

A fire killed 24 people, mostly teenagers, trapped behind barred windows and a blocked exit in an Islamic school dormitory on the outskirts of Malaysia’s capital early Thursday, officials said.

SCC welcomes students back with peaceful ceremony led by Tibetan Buddhist monks

Spokane Community College will begin the school year by bringing focus to world peace with the help of Tibetan Buddhist monks. Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery in Atlanta will …

Robert Archer: Advice for parents as school begins

I want to use my and my son’s experiences at Shadle to extrapolate some useful advice for all parents.

Report: Idaho is leading state in cyberbullying

One in five Idaho high school students say they have been cyberbullied, according to the latest Youth Risk Behavior Survey taken by the Idaho Department of Education. The 21.1 percent …