We're taking a look at some of the newest college presidents in Idaho. That includes Idaho State University. Kevin Satterlee took over as the 13th president of ISU in June after time at Boise State University. We get his vision of the future at ISU on Idaho Matters.
We're taking a look at some of the newest college presidents in Idaho. That includes Lewis Clark State College. Dr. Cynthia Pemberton was named the 16th president of the school and started July 1. The school is celebrating its 125th anniversary. Dr. Pemberton unveils her vision for the future of LCSC.
The Valley School District has about 600 students. Grades K-12 are all under one roof, surrounded by farmland in rural Jerome County. But despite its remote setting and track record of safety, school officials there are worried about the possibility of a school shooting.
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We talk to a terrorist therapist on the Monday, July 30, 2018 edition of Idaho Matters.
Terrorism is unfortunately a fact of life in the world we live in. But helping your child understand it so they can safe can be a difficult conversation to have. Psychiatrist and award-winning author Dr. Carole Lieberman believes talking to your kids about terrorism and school shootings is as important as the birds and bees talk. We talk to the doctor on Monday's Idaho Matters.
Idaho Education News reporter Kevin Richert discusses primary education standardized testing with Idaho Matters on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.
Idaho students saw an improvement in scores on the state's standardized test over the previous year. In the same period, college entrance exam test scores took a dip. We look at why we're seeing disparities in test scores for Idaho high schoolers.
Meridian is preparing for the opening of the Children's Museum of Idaho in November. Exhibits will be geared toward children two to eight and will encourage family interaction with accomodations for vistors of all abilities. There will even be a screen-free zone where visitors are urged to unplug their digital devices. In this segment of Idaho Matters, we talk with two of the museum's founders about what to expect from the valley's first children's museum.
College of Idaho co-presidents Doug Brigham and Jim Everett discuss higher ed on Idaho Matters on Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Doug Brigham and Jim Everett were both candidates for the presidency of the College of Idaho when they decided to lead the college together, as a team. The notion broke convention, but the college's search committee and board of trustees liked the idea. On Wednesday's Idaho Matters, co-presidents Brigham and Everett discuss the advantages of leading the small liberal arts school as a team.
Wassmuth Center for Human Rights executive director Dan Prinzing and Weiser High School teacher Michelle Chavez talk about the importance of Holocaust education with Idaho Matters on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
A recent survey found that a shocking number of Americans have very little understanding of the Holocaust. Idaho Matters looks at efforts to keep Holocaust education in Idaho classrooms.
University of Idaho students who want to pursue a career in the dairy industry will be eligible for a new scholarship from the Chobani Foundation. It's the largest gift of it's kind to the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.