Idaho Senate narrowly passes early education grant

Idaho Education News

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A sharply divided Senate approved a federal early education grant — sending the idea back to an equally split House of Representatives.

Monday’s 18-17 Senate vote reflected the Statehouse split on the early education proposal, which would allow the State Board of Education and the Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children to collaborate on a three-year, $6 million-per-year grant rollout.

Federal Jury Convicts Boise Man of Attempted Coercion and Enticement of a Minor

USAO

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BOISE – After a three-day jury trial, a federal jury sitting in Boise found Jordan Michael Drake, 33 of Boise, guilty of attempted coercion and enticement of a minor, and attempted use of interstate facilities to transmit information about a minor, Acting U.S. Attorney Rafael M. Gonzalez, Jr. announced today. Chief U.S. District Judge David C. Nye presided over the trial, which began on April 5th and concluded with the guilty verdicts on April 8th.

Idaho Gas Prices Pump the Breaks

AAA

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BOISE – March went out like a lion, but so far, Idaho drivers have faced much better conditions at the pump in April.  According to AAA, the Gem State’s average price for regular held steady at $3.06 per gallon this week, while the national average decreased by a penny.  In fact, 40 states saw prices fluctuate by a penny or less.

Virtual Trauma and Resiliency Symposium is April 16 at LC State

LC STATE Press Release

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LEWISTON, Idaho – A Lewis-Clark State College Trauma and Resiliency Symposium will take place virtually Friday, April 16, from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Registration for the event is free.

The symposium will feature sessions that cover a variety of educational and social topics. It is sponsored by the college’s Student Organization of Social Workers, the Social Work program, the Education Division, and institutional development grant, and the LC Valley Resiliency Coalition.

Sunday Shooting in Seattle Leaves Three Men Injured, and a 2-Year Old in Critical Condition

The Seattle Police are still searching for suspects at this time.

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SEATTLE, WA - The Seattle Police Department is still investigating a shooting that took place Sunday afternoon in the parking lot of an Auto Zone, that left three men injured, and a 2-year-old little girl in critical condition. 

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