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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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International students boost Idaho’s economy (access required)

Idaho’s nearly 3,000 foreign students add more than cultural diversity to Idaho. They also directly contributed $60.2 million to the state’s economy last year, according to the “Open Doors 2012“ report. The Institute of International Education, a New York nonprofit that promotes ...

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Idaho case on union dues cited as precedent

A 2009 U.S. Supreme Court decision stemming from an Idaho law has set a union dues precedent across the country, and its influence was recently felt in North Carolina. North Carolina’s Wake County Superior Court struck down a state law ...

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BSU sports staying in the Mountain West (access required)

The Boise State University football team won’t move to the Big East Conference, as the university has elected to stay in the Mountain West Conference in all sports. Boise State President Bob Kustra said the MWC’s new TV deal and ...

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Health care will be hottest law practice area in 2013, says staffing firm (access required)

While a stagnant economy means a tough job market for many lawyers, legal staffing experts predict that attorneys with specialized skills will continue to find themselves in high demand in 2013. It’s a “specialist economy” for the legal profession, according ...

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