Research indicates that high school students who complete some form of early college are more likely to enroll in college and complete a degree. This is a tremendous opportunity to reach students early and bridge the gap to degree and career readiness.
In order to follow Idaho codes created to promote transparency, district officials asked for help and guidance from other districts, associations and Idaho Education News.
Idaho Voices for Children named Bev Harad its Children’s Champion of 2015. Harad has been a dedicated volunteer, launching programs and lobbying efforts to support kids and education. She received two standing ovations on Friday from many of the Treasure Valley’s education, political and business leaders.
After stops in Alaska, the Idaho Legislature and Gov. Butch Otter’s office, Clete Edmunson tackles his next challenge as New Plymouth High School’s new principal.
As the contract for West Ada superintendent Linda Clark comes under fire by her own trustees, Idaho Education News examined 10 contracts and found perks commonly awarded in a variety of areas from cars to cell phones to added life insurance policies.
If the state is not prepared to write the check for necessary resources to support this shift in teaching and learning, perhaps it’s better we wait until we are.
To build or remodel? That is the question since taxpayers have twice voted against bonds to pay for a new high school. Trustees now are considering the costs of remodeling the existing campus.
One big reason for the savings: School districts have tapped into federal funds that were cut off during the Idaho Education Network contract dispute.