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Boise School District plans $850,000 in professional development next year

Even as the Boise School District prepares for a push to promote a tax hike for school district residents, in its budget is about $850,000 for teacher professional development that has not only gone untouched, but has grown in recent years. … Continue reading

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More than $38 million in federal ed jobs money remains

In the fall of 2010, the U.S. Congress approved spending billions on education and Medicaid as original stimulus money, used to hold up slumping states, ran out.  For Idaho, that meant about $51 million in federal education cash. About nine … Continue reading

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Budget troubles could mean end of union perks in Nampa School District

Teachers and Nampa School District officials are working on creating a new contract for educators in the upcoming year and it looks like the end may be near for some perks offered to the teachers’ union. Allison Westfall, public information … Continue reading

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Idaho school districts hold power to assess additional taxes without voter approval

A section of Idaho Code allows school districts in the state to assess additional taxes burdens on residents within their boundaries without voter approval and one school board in southwestern Idaho is looking at doing just that. Should lawmakers look … Continue reading

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