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Universities Get More Time to Report Student Numbers
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — State education officials are giving Idaho universities and colleges more time to submit their student enrollment numbers, which have been calculated on the 10th day of each new semester for more than two decades. The Lewiston Tribune reports the plan approved Thursday will allo…
Idaho College Graduation Increasing
Idaho ranks near the bottom, among U.S. states, for sending people to college and those students getting their degrees. Experts say that drags down the entire state's economy, but that could be changing. Every seat was filled at Taco Bell Arena on Saturday as Boise State University graduated the hig…
Body Of Jerome Soldier To Return Friday
(AP) - Military officials say the body of U.S. Army soldier from Jerome will be turned over to his family at a private honorable transfer ceremony Friday at Magic Valley Regional Airport in Twin Falls. Twenty-seven-year-old Sgt. Daniel J. Brown died March 24 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan after h…
Bill to Cut Higher Education Budget Clears Senate
The Idaho Senate has approved a higher education budget with a $7.6 million cut in state support. The Senate voted 28-7 along party lines to pass the budget for Idaho's public universities, which is up $19 million in total funding but with the cut in state general funds, will force the schools …
“Gun Bill” Goes To Full House
The Idaho House State Affairs Committee has voted to send HB 222, which would allow people with a concealed weapons permit to carry firearms on college and university campuses in the state, on to the full house.  The bill would allow public colleges and universities to regulate firearms in unde…
Bill May Change College Trustee Elections
The current method of electing trustees for community colleges in the state could be changing soon.  The Times News reports that a bill introduced yesterday in the House State Affairs Committee would require that trustee districts be divided into geographic zones with residency requirements to …