August 31, 2015
Under the current rules, school elections “depend too much on cleverness, and not enough on public support,” says Wayne Hoffman of the Idaho Freedom Foundation.
Our shared responsibility as investors and stakeholders in Idaho’s future requires creative solutions and approaches. Idaho’s educational success of tomorrow depends on how we work in partnership today.
Rep. Christy Perry, a Nampa Republican and pre-K backer, isn’t making predictions for 2016. Passing a state pre-K law will require a “paradigm shift,” she said Wednesday.
When school reopens on Sept. 9, all-day kindergarten should be in session, sports teams will be on the field and some staff jobs could be filled again.
The Owyhee County high school urges students to consider their college entrance exam options — and the district puts its own money behind the idea.
District leaders say the supplemental levy would not represent a tax increase, since they would seek to reauthorize the same supplemental levy that is already on the books.
On Monday students in the Boise, West Ada, Kuna and Vallivue school districts headed back into the classroom. Watch what happens in a Boise elementary school on the first day – you might be surprised.
Challenge paying school fees. Choose your own supplies. Support schools, yes, but do not be intimidated with fees and “official” school supply lists.