idaho schools http://nwpr.org en WSU, U-Idaho Under Investigation For Sex Assault Complaints http://nwpr.org/post/wsu-u-idaho-under-investigation-sex-assault-complaints <p>Washington State University and the University of Idaho are among the schools under investigation over their handling of sexual assault cases. Federal law requires universities to investigate reports of sexual violence and harassment, and to take steps to prevent future incidents. The U.S. Department of Education released a list of 55 colleges and universities they say may have broken the law.</p><p> Fri, 02 May 2014 00:30:31 +0000 Jessica Robinson 45268 at http://nwpr.org WSU, U-Idaho Under Investigation For Sex Assault Complaints Idaho Students Make Last-Ditch Effort To Kill Guns-On-Campus Bill http://nwpr.org/post/idaho-students-make-last-ditch-effort-kill-guns-campus-bill <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/03/031014JR_GunsOnCampus_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Idaho university students are making a last-minute attempt to stop a measure that would allow people to carry concealed weapons on campus.<p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:31:06 +0000 Jessica Robinson 42587 at http://nwpr.org Idaho Students Make Last-Ditch Effort To Kill Guns-On-Campus Bill Idaho Colleges Ask Lawmakers To Consider Fiscal Side Of Guns On Campus http://nwpr.org/post/idaho-colleges-ask-lawmakers-consider-fiscal-side-guns-campus <p>State colleges and universities across Idaho are appealing to state lawmakers' fiscally conservative side in an attempt to sideline a proposal to allow guns on campuses. A House committee is scheduled to consider the bill Friday morning. But schools say it could cost hundreds of thousands – even millions – of dollars a year.</p><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 01:29:40 +0000 Jessica Robinson 42109 at http://nwpr.org Idaho Colleges Ask Lawmakers To Consider Fiscal Side Of Guns On Campus More Than 200 Idaho Students, Faculty Rally Against Guns On Campus http://nwpr.org/post/more-200-idaho-students-faculty-rally-against-guns-campus <p>More than 200 people protested in the rain outside Idaho’s statehouse Thursday. They want lawmakers to reject a bill that would allow concealed weapons on college and university campuses.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 01:14:09 +0000 Adam Cotterell 42107 at http://nwpr.org More Than 200 Idaho Students, Faculty Rally Against Guns On Campus Idaho School Boards Reject Firearms Training Program http://nwpr.org/post/idaho-school-boards-reject-firearms-training-program <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/11/110813JR_IdahoSchoolSafety_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>School boards across Idaho have rejected a contentious plan to set up gun training for staff and teachers.<p> Sat, 09 Nov 2013 01:20:23 +0000 Jessica Robinson 37039 at http://nwpr.org Idaho School Boards Reject Firearms Training Program Idaho Parents Seek Recall Of School Official Behind Plan To Arm Teachers http://nwpr.org/post/idaho-parents-seek-recall-school-official-behind-plan-arm-teachers <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A proposal to arm teachers in north Idaho is stirring up a heated response. A group of parents has launched a recall campaign against the school board member behind the plan.</span></p><p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 13:44:16 +0000 Jessica Robinson 36141 at http://nwpr.org Idaho Parents Seek Recall Of School Official Behind Plan To Arm Teachers North Idaho Schools Launch Effort To Change Bullying Culture http://nwpr.org/post/north-idaho-schools-launch-effort-change-bullying-culture <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/09/092513JR_Handelman_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>A north Idaho school district is launching a campaign to curb bullying. The effort includes curriculum changes and focus groups with a cross section of student cliques.<p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 23:40:55 +0000 Jessica Robinson 34746 at http://nwpr.org North Idaho Schools Launch Effort To Change Bullying Culture U-Idaho Cracks Down On Low GPAs, Frat Parties In Anti-Drinking Effort http://nwpr.org/post/u-idaho-cracks-down-low-gpas-frat-parties-anti-drinking-effort <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/08/081613JR_Burnett_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>The University of Idaho is prepared to expel low-performing students and require permits for frat parties as part of an effort to curb underage drinking.<p>The announcement from the university in Moscow comes on the heals of a similar set of measures proposed just across the border at Washington State University in Pullman.<p>Don Burnett is the interim president of the University of Idaho. He says alcohol abuse has become “a cancer” on higher education across the country. Fri, 16 Aug 2013 23:14:11 +0000 Jessica Robinson 32690 at http://nwpr.org Idaho To Turn All Public High Schools Into WiFi Hotspots http://nwpr.org/post/idaho-turn-all-public-high-schools-wifi-hotspots <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/06/060413JR_SchoolWifi_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Across the Northwest, students are wrapping up their school year. By the time Idaho high school students return in the fall, their classrooms will be on their way to becoming wireless hotspots. Wed, 05 Jun 2013 00:20:12 +0000 Jessica Robinson 28738 at http://nwpr.org Idaho To Turn All Public High Schools Into WiFi Hotspots Farmed Trout Go Vegetarian (Sort Of), Taste Virtually The Same http://nwpr.org/post/farmed-trout-go-vegetarian-sort-taste-virtually-same <p>The search is on for a cost-effective alternative fish food. And we don't mean the Ben &amp; Jerry's Ice Cream flavor. What we're talking about is the pellets fed to farmed fish. A key ingredient in commercial feed is other fish caught in the wild. Northwest trout farmers - and some salmon growers - recognize that practice is unsustainable. But trout are carnivores. They can't just become vegetarians, or can they? Correspondent Tom Banse joined a taste test to see if seafood consumers can tell any difference.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 30 May 2013 14:30:55 +0000 Tom Banse 28427 at http://nwpr.org Farmed Trout Go Vegetarian (Sort Of), Taste Virtually The Same