Idaho
Legislation
Idaho introduces a bill to protect public school teachers’ freedom not to use preferred pronouns

Idaho lawmakers advanced a bill Friday that would grant legal protection to public school teachers who opt not to use students’ preferred pronouns. If passed, House… Read More

February 20, 2024
Legislation
Idaho voters support school choice, survey says

(The Center Square) – A bill providing educational savings accounts for school choice failed last year to gain traction in the Idaho Legislature. Boise State University’s Eighth Annual Public Policy … Read More

January 25, 2024
Legislation
Idaho Republicans propose parental school choice tax credit

Two state lawmakers proposed an education tax credit bill that would bring school choice to Idaho families. State Sen. Lori Den Hartog, R-Meridian, and Rep. Wendy Horman, R-Idaho Falls, proposed… Read More

January 15, 2024
Courts
Idaho judge blocks child sex change ban

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A federal judge in Idaho ruled on Tuesday against a state law banning children from receiving sex change procedures, according to the Idaho Statesman. Republican… Read More

December 28, 2023
Culture
Idaho commission approves third Hillsdale charter school amid enrollment boom

The Idaho Public Charter School Commission approved the state’s third Hillsdale-affiliated classical school last week as enrollment in charter schools booms nationwide. American Classical Schools of… Read More

December 20, 2023
Culture
She was close to being aborted, but her mother chose life. Now, she helps others do the same

(The Daily Signal) – Heather Lawless came close to never existing on this earth. Due to her mother’s medical condition, Lawless’ mom was advised by her physicians and her family… Read More

December 6, 2023
Courts
Missouri, Idaho and Kansas suing FDA for its rules on abortion-inducing pills, including drugs by mail

(The Center Square) – Missouri, Idaho and Kansas filed a lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services requesting a rollback of rules… Read More

November 7, 2023
Culture
Idaho library director stands by decision to keep objectionable books on shelf

The director of a library in Idaho is standing by her decision to keep “sexually explicit” books on the shelves, according to a report. Details of Garden Valley District Library… Read More

September 21, 2023
Public Education
Idaho high school holds graduation after cancelling student who said, ‘Guys are guys and girls are girls’

A high school in Idaho held a graduation ceremony at an undisclosed time on Saturday after the suspension of a student caused classmates to stage a walkout in support of… Read More

June 6, 2023
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
Legislation
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
Legislation
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
Legislation
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
Culture
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
Legislation
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
Legislation
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
Culture
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