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UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 4:50 p.m.

Idaho schools chief switches up rural school pitch

Idaho’s top schools chief will no longer ask for money to create a rural schools network after lawmakers rejected the proposal nearly every year the Republican leader has been in …

Guest Opinion: Neal Kirby: New levy laws unfair to rural schools

The local levies the richest districts can collect each year is 66 percent more per student than what the poorest districts can collect.

UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 10:33 p.m.

Ybarra’s rural school network bill squeaks through Idaho House

Idaho state schools Superintendent Sherri Ybarra’s rural schools bill, HB 223, narrowly passed the House Tuesday on a 37-33 vote.

Money for rural schools is one of the fights ahead for Congress

Northwest senators push for more federal money for rural schools before Congress quits for the year.

UI to use grant to study online courses for rural teachers

Teachers in rural areas will be able to advance their math education through online courses and video coaching under a $2.8 million National Science Foundation grant awarded to the University …

Small-schools funding

Out of 295 school districts in Washington, 14 percent have 100 or fewer students and 37 percent have from 101 to 999 students. Districts with 300 or fewer students are …