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University of Idaho President Chuck Staben announced Friday he will step down after his contract expires next June. He and the Idaho State Board of Education “mutually decided” not to renew the contract, Staben wrote in a memo to university faculty, staff, and students.

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The Idaho Board of Education is extending the search to find a new president to lead Boise State University.

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This weekend, a Boise State professor is selling off his massive collection of children’s books to help kids go to college. 

Boise State University president Bob Kustra is retiring after 15 years. He joins Idaho Matters to discuss the growth of the university under his tenure and future plans for both himself and Boise State.

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Caps and gowns are the fashion of the day at Boise State University. This weekend sees the final batch of commencement ceremonies presided over by university president Bob Kustra.

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Idaho school chief Sherri Ybarra’s State Department of Education and the vendor Imagination Station have agreed to extend their contract and roll out a new reading test next school year.

Embattled New Plymouth School District Superintendent Kevin Barker will take home a $400,000 lump sum payout after agreeing to resign earlier this week. He’ll also walk away with additional funds.

A recent poll conducted by the Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children found 76% of Idaho voters support state-funded pre-kindergarten education. Despite the support, the 2018 State Legislature failed to address the need for early education.

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The board of trustees of the New Plymouth School District have accepted the resignation of Superintendent Kevin Barker. The departure is the latest move in a saga that’s engulfed the community for months.

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It’s going to cost you more to attend many public Idaho colleges or universities next year.

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The Idaho Board of Education has named five finalists to replace outgoing Boise State University President Bob Kustra -- four men and one woman are in the running for Boise State's top job.

Teacher accountability and early childhood education took center stage Tuesday night as candidates hoping to lead Idaho’s school system gathered in Boise.

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The State Board of Education hired and approved annual salaries for new presidents at Idaho State University and Lewis-Clark State College.

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University of Idaho officials have placed Athletic Director Rob Spear on administrative leave in the wake of a sexual assault reporting scandal.

Idaho Education News

Citing a need to maintain high levels of accountability, Gov. Butch Otter vetoed an education bill Monday as the 2018 legislative session draws to a close.

And, once again, Idaho’s K-3, statewide reading test found itself at the center of a political debate.

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