Madison’s Brian Pyper recently was awarded the Idaho School Boards Association Trustee Award of Boardsmanship with mastery recognition. The four-tiered award recognizes trustees who have spent upwards of 100 hours at trainings, conventions, seminars or workshops.
EDITOR’S NOTE: We are pleased to announce the addition of reporter Nate Sunderland. He lives in Rexburg and will write about eastern Idaho public education news and features. This is his second installment of a two-part series examining foreign language immersion programs in eastern Idaho. The first installment was from Rigby, where kids are learning…
Idaho curriculum is taught in Mandarin Chinese and Spanish in Rigby. Research indicates children who learn foreign languages often exceed their peers on assessments in their later grades.
Hundreds of school board members are in Boise for the ISBA’s annual education convention.
As a former chief deputy superintendent of public instruction, Jones says her experience sets her apart.