education

BYU: Same-sex romantic behavior still banned

BYU said Wednesday that “same-sex romantic behavior” is not allowed on campus even under recent changes to its strict code of conduct that dropped a section banning any behavior that reflected “homosexual feelings."

Plans for boosting Hispanic achievement vary at 11 schools told to improve scores

Latino students in 11 Idaho schools were so dramatically behind their peers last year that state education officials demanded plans for change, but most of the school improvement plans don’t entirely address a set of federal standards.

Idaho Education Association names teacher as union president

Idaho's largest teachers union named an educator from the Boise School District as its new president, the union said.

Idaho university won’t accept Medicaid as health insurance

An Idaho university has stopped accepting Medicaid as health insurance coverage, forcing full-time students to buy a university-backed plan.

Month-long walking challenge scores mayors project funds

Mayors from all around Idaho have spent the month of October participating in a walking challenge, and sharing the importance of exercise.

Of the 77 mayors who tackled the challenge, nine were from the Magic Valley.