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Reclaim Idaho pulls education funding initiative from ballot (access required)

Organizers of an education funding initiative have asked to have the measure pulled from the November ballot after the Idaho Legislature last week passed a massive tax cut and education spending bill that made the initiative moot. Reclaim Idaho’s initiative, ...

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Biz ‘Bite:’ Can this Payette teacher afford to teach? (access required)

Read More IBR Headlines The Idaho Business Review has not taken out its Idaho Cost of Living calculator since May. For September, in recognition of the teacher shortage in Idaho, we fired it up and updated it with current mortgage ...

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Chubbuck charter breaks ground on a new middle school

Chubbuck’s Connor Academy charter school is expanding by building a new school – Alpine Academy – to serve students in grades 6-8. The existing building, built in 2015, currently houses 540 students in grades K-8. With a waiting list of ...

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Massive Idaho tax cut, education bill heads to governor (access required)

A massive tax cut and education spending bill made possible by the state’s $2 billion budget surplus made a speedy trip through the Idaho Legislature in a special session on Thursday. The Senate voted 34-1 to send to the governor ...

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Massive Idaho tax cut, education bill heads to House (access required)

A massive tax cut and education spending bill made possible by the state’s projected $2 billion budget surplus is moving at lightning speed through the Legislature and headed to the full House on Thursday. The House Revenue and Taxation Committee ...

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Vote for education this summer (access required)

The last thing school patrons may have on their minds as they squeeze in that last barbecue or vacation of the summer is exercising their responsibility as citizens to vote. That’s why it’s so important to remind patrons that some ...

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