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Bronco home football will be back on ESPN (access required)

After just one home football game broadcast on popular cable sports channel ESPN in the past two years, a new deal between ESPN, Boise State University and the Mountain West Conference will ensure that at least three Bronco home games ...

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Idaho House votes 35-33 for break for private schools

The House voted 35-33 for a tax break for those who donate to private and religious school scholarships, saying it will promote school choice for parents who don’t think the public classroom is right for their kids. The razor-thin decision ...

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Idaho State University plans for-profit pharmacy (access required)

The State Board of Education is considering a proposal to turn the university-run pharmacy in Pocatello into a limited liability company. The nonprofit Idaho State University Foundation plans to own and operate Bengal Pharmacy LLC to raise funds for the ...

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NNU students compete for social venture prize (access required)

Six teams of seniors will go head-to-head for cash as part of their capstone project for Northwest Nazarene University’s School of Business. The first-place team will win $1,500 to help make its social venture plan a reality. The second-place winner ...

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U of I president is finalist for Texas Tech job (access required)

University of Idaho President M. Duane Nellis is the sole finalist for the position of president at Texas Tech University. Texas law requires the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents to wait 21 days before making their final vote ...

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Grant helps Idaho schools plug into online classes

Thousands of Idaho students in public, private and charter schools big and small next fall will be able to log into math, physics and history classes provided by the Khan Academy, a growing content provider focused on making free education ...

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New York City educator proposes new paradigm for Idaho in secondary education (access required)

The founding principal of Pathways in Technology Early College High School, or P-TECH, traveled to Boise to outline how his combined high school and community college program can work in Idaho. The J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation brought P-TECH Principal ...

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Woman of the Year a true leader

When Stacy Pearson became the first in her family – from both sides of her parents’ families – to graduate from college, she did not know that simple act would frame her as a leader. But after she set the ...

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A word with Jennifer Swindell: ‘We are not traditional’ (access required)

Jennifer Swindell is the managing editor of Idaho Education News, a website that launched Jan. 7. Idaho Education News sends out a Friday e-newsletter and has 1,035 subscribers. Swindell said the site gets hundreds of visits and thousands of page ...

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