Out-of-state interests have picked up steam nationally and in Idaho partly because of the turmoil created by the pandemic.
Durable skills used to be called “life skills” or “soft skills” which really downplays how important they are in the workplace.
Nearly 70 percent of Idahoans, including more than 60 percent of Republicans, said the Legislature should pass full-day kindergarten.
The Boise State professor may survive behavior that would have landed him in the unemployment line if he were in the private sector.
The question is do policymakers have the vision to see how these investments can transform Idaho and will they grab this historic opportunity?
They are fulfilling the essential mission of creating a brighter economic future for our students, businesses and for all Idahoans.
Lawmakers should look at our high education institutions as the best investment to ensure Idaho and its citizens have a prosperous future.
They must make hard and difficult decisions on how to reopen their schools. Their decision is made only harder when people ignore the science and the health experts, leading to the surge we see now.
Education is an investment in Idaho’s future, one that will pay dividends for generations to come.
Here’s how you can help get computers to kids.