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BOISE – Idaho Gov. Brad Little has signed legislation aimed at thwarting a half-dozen executive actions by President Joe Biden to combat gun violence.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday approved a measure aimed at preventing tens of thousands of people a year from having their driver’s licenses suspended for failure to pay fines.
The Spokane Public Schools board is expected on Wednesday night to approve a name change for Sheridan Elementary School and begin finding new mascots for North Central High School and Garry Middle School.
For almost a year, Spokane Public Schools has been forced into a series of hard choices with only one guaranteed outcome: Someone will be offended.
Several public forums are scheduled between now and late June/early July, when the district plans to make final decisions on what students will attend which buildings after three new middle schools open in the coming years.
BURLINGTON, Vt. – About a year into mask mandates, nasal swabs and remote classes, the atmosphere turned tense at the University of Vermont as the school cracked down on rules for social distancing and face coverings amid a spike in student COVID-19 cases.
U.S. consumer borrowing rose by a strong $25.8 billion in March, the second-straight month of sizable gains and a further indication that the economic recovery is gaining steam.
The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, championed by the late WSU president for whom the school is named, sent its first 121 students into the medical field as part of a virtual and drive-thru ceremony Thursday. Masks and socially distanced photographs took the place of hugs, but for many, the moment was surreal beyond the pandemic.
In a year with so much loss, a silver lining is that educators are embracing a flexible approach that meets students where they are, said Juliana Urtubey, the newly named 2021 National Teacher of the Year.
One day after the Food and Drug Administration announced plans to authorize the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine in adolescents, parents and school districts are looking ahead cautiously to a brighter future.
BOISE – Idaho lawmakers found a solution to getting education budgets over the finish line: Cut $2.1 million from university budgets.
BOISE – A U.S. appeals court on Monday gave little indication of how it might rule on the constitutionality of the first law in the nation banning transgender women and girls from playing on women’s sports teams.
Two major issues related to the proposed downtown stadium – parking and the Spokane Civic Theatre – are addressed in detail in documents posted Monday on the Spokane Public Schools website.
Excellence in the classroom means more than being bright; you also need to rise and shine, even in the shadow of a pandemic.
High school graduation is still six weeks away, but some students and their families are already feeling emotional.
Marking his first 100 days in office, President Joe Biden will use his first joint address to Congress to pitch a $1.8 trillion investment in children, families and education that would fundamentally transform the role government plays in American life.
BOISE – With backpacks on and posters in hand, dozens of high school and college students arrived in front of the Idaho Capitol to protest a bill against “critical race theory” that was already set to pass.
BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungary's parliament on Tuesday voted to transfer state assets worth billions of dollars into foundations that will control many of the country's public universities and cultural institutions, a move opposition figures have decried as a theft of public funds.
Five states have passed laws or implemented executive orders this year limiting the ability of transgender youths to play sports or receive certain medical treatment. There’s been a vehement outcry from supporters of transgender rights – but little in the way of tangible repercussions for those states.
BOISE — The Idaho Senate on Monday approved legislation aimed at preventing public schools, charter schools and universities from “indoctrinating" students through teaching critical race theory, which examines the ways in which race and racism influence American politics, culture and the law.