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Even as the Boise School District prepares for a push to promote a tax hike for school district residents, in its budget is about $850,000 for teacher professional development that has not only gone untouched, but has grown in recent years. According to Boise spokesman Dan Hollar, the money is for the professional development of district educators and is stipulated by…

In the fall of 2010, the U.S. Congress approved spending billions on education and Medicaid as original stimulus money, used to hold up slumping states, ran out.  For Idaho, that meant about $51 million in federal education cash. About nine months after the money was originally made available by the Idaho Department of Education, more than $38 million remains in…

Teachers and Nampa School District officials are working on creating a new contract for educators in the upcoming year and it looks like the end may be near for some perks offered to the teachers' union. Allison Westfall, public information officer for the district, told IdahoReporter.com Wednesday that as part of the budget-setting process, trustees are looking at eliminating a provision…

A section of Idaho Code allows school districts in the state to assess additional taxes burdens on residents within their boundaries without voter approval and one school board in southwestern Idaho is looking at doing just that. Should lawmakers look at altering a measure that forces additional taxes on citizens without their approval?  Rep. Bob Nonini, R-Coeur d’Alene, chair of…