Katie McGuire

West Ada teacher named Idaho’s Language Teacher of the Year

Adam Li teachers Mandarin Chinese at Renaissance High in Meridian.

Students teach what they’ve learned at community event

The career technical charter school students demonstrated culinary and health safety skills.

Boise hires its first female superintendent

Boise’s board of trustees unanimously selected Lisa Roberts, and several trustees became emotional while praising her work. 

Idaho prisoners given opportunity through education

Three educators teach math, science, Language Arts, and social studies, and another prepares them to transition after their release.

West Ada elementary earns national recognition

What makes the difference at Frontier Elementary? According to principal Katie Rutan, the “Frontier Way.”

Twin brothers win separate holiday art contests 

The boys give credit to their art teacher Simonne Reinier, who instructs them from her home each week.

Educators, community members revise social studies standards

This process happens every six years as mandated by the Legislature.

Idaho groups aims to understand, address youth mental health issues

“We don’t have to be overwhelmed by this crisis. We can just start working on it,” said Communities for Youth director Megan Smith.

Carnival event brings awareness to free afterschool programs

State superintendent Debbie Critchfield reminded Idahoans that thanks to 21st Century Community Learning Center Programs that thousands benefit from free out-of-school care.