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

Adam Li teachers Mandarin Chinese at Renaissance High in Meridian.

A blind vote, or proven process? An open meetings lawsuit goes to the judge

It’s unclear when an Ada County judge will rule on a lawsuit that could short-circuit the University of Idaho’s purchase of the University of Phoenix. But the decision won’t come until next week at the earliest.

Charter school overhaul clears major hurdle, advances to House

Supporters say the bill strikes a balance between supporting charter schools and holding them accountable.

Green says the U of I outbid multiple suitors for the University of Phoenix

On the witness stand Wednesday, University President C. Scott Green talked at greater detail than ever before about the pursuit of Phoenix. A civil suit could stymie the $685 million deal; the trial continues Thursday.

Statehouse roundup, 1.24.24: Republicans advance bill to arm school staff

INSIDE: New bill would pay teachers for classroom expenses.

Highland fire saga is far from over, insurance adjuster says. Here’s what we know

Trustees will likely need to make a rebuild decision without definitive answers from insurance.

Students teach what they’ve learned at community event

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

2023 SAT Day participation dropped, while scores improved

Only about 64% of the state’s juniors took the college entrance exam last spring.

Statehouse roundup, 1.23.24: New charter school overhaul bill introduced

The new version of the bill has grown to 36 pages, which didn’t assuage lawmakers concerned by its breadth.