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Idaho Ed Trends


We launched a feature on our website called Idaho Ed Trends. The goal of Idaho Ed Trends is to translate education data into an accessible, user-friendly format. Education data in Idaho can be difficult to find and interpret, which is why we devoted time to creating this resource. Data used in Idaho Ed Trends is […]

Find your school’s AYP status and star rating


(Updated Aug. 1, 2013) Idaho is at a crossroads for measuring accountability of its schools. The state has moved away from the Adequate Yearly Progress component of No Child Left Behind, which measured performance by the Idaho Standards Achievement Test (ISAT), and created a five star system. The new five-star system is based on multiple […]

Find your school district’s supplemental levy history

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Idaho schools receive the bulk of their annual funding from the state, as outlined each year by the Legislature. Public school funding is the state’s largest annual expense — with $1.308 billion, or 47 percent of the state general fund budget heading to schools for the 2013-2014 school year. But if districts don’t feel that […]

IBE’s Field Guide to Education

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Idaho Business for Education created the Field Guide to Education. The purpose of this Field Guide is to provide quick and easy access to key data that factually depicts our state’s education situation — and a fundamental call to action. The IBE goal is to allow these facts to spark conversations among education stakeholders, policymakers, […]

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