Idaho students explore space

August is blasting off in Boise with a week of space-based activities and special events featuring Idaho’s own teacher-in-space (and Idaho Education Association member) Barbara Morgan and other notable “Women in Space.”

Morgan, th…

Editorial: Idaho is just cheap

Idaho newspapers have published a wave of editorials reacting to the state's 50th-place finish in the recently released Census Bureau rankings of per-pupil investment (for the 2007-2008 school year, the latest figures available).

In the Le…