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Analysis: November’s school board elections reflect their turbulent time

BY: - October 14, 2021

Originally posted on IdahoEdNews.org on October 14, 2021 Tom Luna got his political start as a Nampa school board member. In 2001, he was re-elected to a third term in a typically under-the-radar trustee’s race, by a 99-89 tally. Two decades later, the state Republican Party chairman takes a slightly different view of trustees’ races. […]

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Idaho’s track record does not bode well for COVID-19 vaccination rollout for kids

BY: - October 13, 2021

Originally posted on IdahoEdNews.org on October 13, 2021 It’s a problem Dr. Kenny Bramwell would love to see: A shortage of COVID-19 vaccines, as parents flock to pharmacies and clinics to get their children the jab. But Bramwell, medical director for the St. Luke’s Health System children’s hospital, is realistic, based on Idaho’s vaccination track record. […]

Boise State University, Boise police agree on law enforcement contract

BY: - October 12, 2021

Originally posted on IdahoEdNews.org on October 12, 2021 Boise State University and the Boise Police Department have agreed on a five-year law enforcement contract extension. If the State Board of Education and the Boise City Council approve the deal, the new contract would go into effect on Nov. 1, the day after the current police […]

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‘A big deal’: Boise task force recommends changes to child care licensing process

BY: - October 12, 2021

Editor’s Note: This is the third in an ongoing series of articles related to child care issues and lack of state support for early childhood education. The first story can be found here, and the second is located here.  For child care providers in Boise, finding a potential employee who already has a license to […]