Public Education
Idaho junior high school teacher and coach arrested for allegedly raping teenage boy

(Daily Caller) – A Boise, Idaho, junior high school teacher has been arrested for allegedly raping a 16-year-old boy, and is facing charges of rape and sexual battery, the Idaho… Read More

April 20, 2023
Public Education
Idaho school board member to governor: ‘F–k You’

(Daily Caller) – A member of an Idaho school board had some vulgar words for Republican Idaho Gov. Brad Little for banning medical transgender procedures for minors. Boise School Board… Read More

April 6, 2023
Idaho governor signs law mandating open enrollment for all public schools

Idaho Gov. Brad Little signed a new school choice bill into law today that proponents say will end zoning discrimination.  SB 1125 requires all school… Read More

March 29, 2023
Christian Schools, Legislation
Why chipping away at the Blaine Amendments is important for school choice

With 29 states currently considering school choice legislation, the education freedom movement seems unstoppable. But the legacy of a 19th century congressman hasn’t made it… Read More

March 10, 2023
Washington, Idaho, Wyoming legislatures consider education savings accounts

(The Center Square) – Three bills are currently pending in the legislatures of three western states that would allow educational savings accounts, or ESAs, for students in those states. Read More

February 10, 2023
Idaho legislator is working to overturn ‘relic’ anti-school choice amendment

An Idaho lawmaker has introduced a resolution to remove an Idaho constitutional amendment which has historically restricted school choice programs. “Article Nine, Section Five, known as the Blaine… Read More

February 2, 2023
Americans are rethinking education priorities

When it comes to education, the American public has some new priorities. In the wake of the pandemic, 55% of Americans agree schools should be rethinking how they… Read More

January 19, 2023
Idaho legislators draft legislation for school choice savings plan

Idaho legislators drafted a bill that would create education savings accounts (ESAs), giving parents up to $6,000 in scholarship money for education expenses. “This gives parents flexibility and… Read More

January 17, 2023
Mountain States Policy Center sets its eyes on new summit: school choice

The Mountain States Policy Center (MSPC) is ringing in the new year by launching a new education choice initiative. “Education choice is the belief that you know… Read More

January 11, 2023
Idaho Pride Festival pulls kid’s drag show at the last minute after backlash and loss of sponsors

A “Pride” festival in Idaho faced major backlash this weekend over plans to include kids performing in drag.   The 33rd annual Boise Pride Festival took place… Read More

September 12, 2022
Public Education
Idaho voters will decide on an initiative to increase the state’s income and corporate tax rates for education funding in November

(The Center Square) – The Idaho secretary of state announced that an initiative that would increase income tax and corporate tax rates to provide additional education funding had submitted the… Read More

July 28, 2022