Education

School board to discuss Sheridan Elementary name change

The school's namesake, Union General Philip Sheridan, oversaw a campaign 'pacifying' Native Americans in the Midwest and driving them into reservations. He's also attributed with coining the phrase "the only good Indian is a dead Indian."

Idaho governor signs ‘nondiscrimination’ education bill

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little late Wednesday signed legislation aimed at preventing schools and universities from “indoctrinating” students through teaching critical race theory, which examines the ways in which race and racism influence American politics, culture and…