Kevin Richert is an award-winning journalist with 27 years of experience reporting on education and government. Most of his professional career has been spent in Idaho.
Check out Idaho Public TV’s look at the four-day debate — and a closer look at the schedule’s social impacts.
A legislative committee said it wanted no part of a statewide system that “mirrors” the failed statewide school broadband network.
The four-day schedule has transformed how teachers teach, who teaches in rural Idaho — and how students learn.
It’s difficult to draw firm conclusions from Idaho’s test results. Sample sizes are small. Long-term trends are elusive.