Carly Flandro

Carly Flandro

Reporter Carly Flandro works in the East Idaho bureau of Idaho Ed News. A former high school English teacher, she writes about teaching, learning, diversity and equity. You can follow her on Twitter @idahoedcarly and send her news tips at [email protected]

Raúl Labrador,

Attorney general questions legality of ‘dangerous’ LGBTQ+ policy used in many Idaho schools

By: - January 25, 2023

Originally posted on on January 25, 2023 Idaho Attorney General Raúl Labrador this week questioned the legality of what he called a “dangerous” and “suspect” LGBTQ+ rights policy that’s already in place at about a third of Idaho’s school districts and charters.  That policy came into the limelight when attendees at a Jan. 9 […]

Caldwell School District

Proposed LGBTQ rights policy causes fracas at Caldwell School Board meeting

By: - January 10, 2023

Originally posted on on January 10, 2023 CALDWELL –  An unruly audience volleyed insults and threats at the Caldwell School Board Monday night, forcing trustees to call the meeting to an early end.  At the heart of the fracas was a draft of a potential policy that would establish rights and protections for all […]

Empty school classroom

More rural districts transition to a four-day week in hopes of attracting teachers

By: - September 14, 2022

Originally posted on on September 14, 2022 It’s no secret that rural school districts have an especially hard time finding teachers.  In the Aberdeen School District, one teacher opening has been advertised for three years without a single application coming in.  The district did fill four other teaching positions this year, but none of […]