Our purpose

Idaho Education News is dedicated to reporting on public education and creating a platform to discuss issues that affect Idaho’s children and their future. The content is free and available for distribution by anyone as long as proper attribution is included.

Our mission

The mission of Idaho Education News is to produce independent, comprehensive and thoughtful journalism about public education policy and practice in Idaho.

 An overview

Idaho Education News is a comprehensive collection of online sources that provides information about public education in Idaho. The website, IdahoEdNews.org, features stories, commentary and useful data about policies and practices and the people who create and implement them. Information also is distributed through social media. Idaho Education News provides a platform to discuss issues that affect Idaho’s children and their future.

Idaho Education News reports primarily on P-12 public education in Idaho, but also reports on national education issues and their impact on Idaho.

Content is free to all users and available for distribution so long as proper attribution is included.

Idaho Education News was launched in January of 2013 with three full-time reporters. Today, the staff has expanded to nine, including reporters in Northern and Eastern Idaho. Idaho Education News is funded on a grant from the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation.

Bottom line: We’re all about education. Join the conversation.