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Idaho nets $51 million to preserve teacher jobs

The state Department of Education says Idaho will receive more than $51 million in federal education funding to preserve teacher jobs. Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter and public schools chief Tom Luna determined last month that Idaho was eligible for the ...

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Boise State’s TECenter receives $1M grant for expansion (access required)

The TECenter, Boise State University’s business incubator in Nampa, received word from the federal government Sept. 3 that it would get a long-awaited $1 million grant for a 10,000-square-foot renovation that will fill in the rest of the 38,000 structure. ...

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Rental textbooks now an option at Idaho universities (access required)

Parents and students who are trying to save money on college costs are taking advantage of a new option: Rental textbooks that can cut bookstore bills in half. Textbook rentals started up this year at many Idaho campuses, including College ...

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Boise State studies ways to accommodate growth, attract top faculty (access required)

Dr. Juliette Tinker doesn’t have much, if any free time to spare¬†during the course of her work day. Not only is she an assistant professor of Biological Sciences at Boise State University who teaches courses, writes grants, and fulfills other ...

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Northern Idaho voters approve technical school levy

Residents of the Lakeland, Coeur d’Alene and Post Falls school districts voted Aug. 24 to approve a $9.5 million levy for a technical school. Kootenai Technical Education Center, or KTEC, will train welders, mechanics, builders and health workers. The project ...

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Committee to interview finalists for Morrison Center position (access required)

A search committee at Boise State University will interview three to five finalists for the job of executive director of the Morrison Center for the Performing Arts over the next few weeks. The leader of Morrison Center is responsible for ...

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Idaho could get $51M under federal jobs bill

Idaho public schools are expected to receive about $51 million to protect teaching positions as part of a job-saving measure signed into law by President Barack Obama on Tuesday. The money is part of a $26 billion bill aimed at ...

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U of I plans third-year law program in Boise

By Ysabel Bilbao The University of Idaho has received approval to start its third-year law program in Idaho’s capital following a favorable recommendation by the ABA Accreditation Committee. “The third-year program in Boise will enhance opportunities for our students and ...

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