A Nampa teacher show kids in his biology class, at their request, how to kill, skin and prepare of rabbit. Naturally, the school district officials and some parents have a problem with a teacher actually teaching a worthwhile lesson to their snowflakes...
With almost 2,300 votes so far, the action has been brisk but we're in the home stretch. Time is running out to vote for the Magic Valley Teacher of the Year!
At last check Jerome High School's Scott Burton had taken the lead, but Wendell Middle School's Travis Robison and Filer Intermediate's Kent Snow were hot on his heels.
Voting deadline is May 28th, 2013 at midnight.
BURLEY, Idaho (AP) — A Cassia County jury has acquitted a former Oakley high school teacher of charges he sexually abused a 14-year-old student in a classroom closet in 2007. Alvin Andrew was charged in September 2011 with two counts of lewd conduct with a child under 16 and one felony charge of sexual abuse of a child under 16...
BURLEY, Idaho (AP) — A trial is again underway for a former Oakley teacher charged with sexually abusing a student. Prosecutors say 62-year-old Alvin Andrew had sexual contact with a 14-year-old in May 2007. A trial was set to begin in June, but Cassia County 5th District Judge Michael Crabtree declared a mistrial after a court reporter heard a jury commissioner make inappropriate comments to the
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — A former Castleford High School teacher has been sentenced to 45
days in jail and five years of probation for secretly videotaping high school
girls who showered in his hotel bathroom during an FFA convention in Moscow...
A former Castleford High School teacher faces sentencing in June after accepting a plea agreement after being accused of videotaping high school girls in his hotel room. 34 year old Roger Wells was charged with video voyeurism in December after police say a boyfriend of one of the girls found a video camera in the bathroom of Wells’ hotel room where the girls were showering.
The Idaho Legislature is entering enters its final push in 2012, but the Senate and House still have big-ticket bills to reconcile before heading home, including legislation on tax cuts and teacher salaries. Several controversial measures may end up on the cutting room floor in lieu of higher priority legislation.
(AP) - Legislation headed to the Idaho Senate aims to clarify when parental involvement will become a factor in teaching evaluations. At least half of an Idaho teacher's job evaluation will be based on student achievement starting July 1, and what parents think will also count, as part of new education changes that were signed into law last year.