Opinion and Commentary section

Super supers have much to offer Idaho

This September we have the opportunity to learn from three outstanding education leaders: Nancy Grasmick, the former superintendent of the Maryland Public Schools; David Driscoll, the former Massachusetts Commissioner of Education; and Eric Smith, the former Florida Education Commissioner.

Why the lost love over the name SBAC?

The state is changing the name of next year’s standardized test from SBAC to ISAT 2.0. Why? It’s not useful to imply that they are equivalent in an atmosphere in which excessive confusion and misinformation already exists regarding the transition from one exam to another.