Due to inward migration, Idaho is in enviable position compared to other states.
We realized early on during the pandemic that a one-size-fits-all approach was not appropriate.
Gov. Brad Little and the majority of legislators demonstrated their commitment to our students and our educators and I commend them for it.
The Economic Value of Idaho Colleges and Universities report is posted on the State Board of Education website, and I encourage you to look at it and judge for yourself.
“Much has happened over the last five years that is having a profound and positive effect on public education at all levels, despite the pandemic,” writes State Board of Education President Kurt Liebich.
By setting realistic expectations and targets and holding ourselves and our institutions accountable, we can improve performance and make an even bigger difference.
The collaboration is between state agencies and all eight public higher education institutions formed to build a digital campus of fully online learning opportunities and support.
The money will be used to help community college faculty who choose to participate in the effort transition their courses to zero-cost or very low-cost instructional materials.
Chose to receive the vaccine and wear face masks while attending events. The science shows that both make a difference.
I’d like to take a moment to thank our volunteer school board members, administrators, teachers and staff. I’d also like to thank parents for stepping in and serving essentially as teachers at home.