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New App Created by Twin Falls Couple

We all worry about what our kids see and read online, but I was shocked to learn that books for older kids may contain profanity.

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Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?

I know it seems a little early to talk about kindergarten but, some schools are already beginning enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year.

Children are required to go into kindergarten with certain tasks already learned. If you are older than 25, you probably went into kindergarten with little to no education. You may have known your colors and the ABC's but anything beyond that was rare.

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Idaho Education Board Proposes Big Raise for Teachers

The State Board of Education wants to give Idaho teachers a big raise, but it's not a done deal, yet.  A couple years ago, the Governor's Task Force on Education, a bipartisan group of stakeholders from across the state, said Idaho was losing too many teachers to other states and professions with higher wages

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Watch How This Rude Law Professor “Educates” Students

If there's one thing you can say about politics, it certainly brings out the best in people.

As you can see in the above video, a political "debate" went awry when a University of Oregon Professor physically pushed two students subsequent to making "racists remarks" towards them

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Twin Falls Police Department Accepting Applicants for Citizens Academy

The Twin Falls Police Department is accepting applications for the Citizens Academy, which will provide citizens with an in-depth and behind the scenes look at what it takes to protect the City of Twin Falls.

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Teachers Will Still Get Merit Pay

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho teachers will still get about $38 million in merit-pay bonuses this year, despite voters' rejection of public schools chief Tom Luna's education overhaul. The Idaho attorney general says the failure at the polls shouldn't affect the payout

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Gov. Otter Not Discouraged Over Election Results

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter says he's not discouraged by Tuesday's defeat of Idaho's education overhaul because it's how the system works. Two-thirds of voters panned Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna's plan to spend $180 million to lease laptops for high school students and create online-class mandates

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Idaho Given Break on No Child Left Behind Law

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education has finally granted Idaho a waiver from some of the toughest provisions in the federal No Child Left Behind law. Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna celebrated the waiver Wednesday, saying it marks a great day for Idaho teachers, students and schools

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Teachers Laptops will be Late

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho teachers likely won't have laptops for months. The Spokesman-Review reports the state won't have the computers in instructors' hands on schedule. Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna is already fighting at the ballot box on Nov

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Secretary of State Wants Names of Beneficiaries

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Secretary of State Ben Ysursa says he's likely to demand that a group helping finance the campaign to save Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna's education reforms reveal its contributors

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