Education

Idaho’s 2nd-largest school district goes online-only, again

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho’s second-largest school district will move to online-only classes after the end of next week because skyrocketing coronavirus cases have forced nearly 1,600 students and staffers into quarantine. The Boise School District Board of Trustees voted…

School closures and delays for Friday, November 13

Winter weather conditions have forced some school districts to delay or close school on Friday. Chewelah School District - 1 hour delay Gonzaga University - 1 hour delay Keller School District - 2 hour delay Wilbur School District - closed…

Idaho students have until Friday to seek emergency funds

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho education officials say so many people have applied for federal emergency money intended to help children learn during the coronavirus pandemic that they’ll stop taking new applications after Friday. The Strong Families, Strong Students program will provide…

Incumbent wins Washington state’s superintendent race

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state’s schools chief was reelected after Democrats hit the panic button late in the campaign over the nonpartisan but sharp political race. Chris Reykdal, the incumbent state superintendent of public instruction, won another four-year term in the…