idaho public schools

The governor of Idaho said now that the state's economy is looking up, it's time to reverse the some of the belt-tightening measures made during the recession.


Most of Idaho’s top elected officials will be sworn in Friday, but the state’s new schools chief has already taken the oath of office. And yesterday, Sherri Ybarra spoke publicly for the first time since officially becoming Superintendent of Public Instruction.

J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation

The J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation has given away about 30 million dollars a year in Idaho since the 1990s. Most of that money has gone to projects involving Idaho’s public schools. But foundation leaders say they're frustrated with how that's worked out and are changing the way they give.