Idaho education activist Terry Ryan is visiting schools in Poland, which could eventually have to find room for 700,000 new pupils.
An Idaho Revolving Loan fund would be a really good tool in helping our communities build schools for their growing student populations.
The evidence in Idaho shows school choice helps children, families and educators achieve more and do better.
The ARTEC story seems to be a sad tale of neglect and abandonment. In the end, it was the taxpayers who were left holding the bag.
There are a lot of parents hoping that their schools of choice, and the teachers working in them, can weather the latest versions of America’s culture wars.
Idaho lawmakers are right to try and meet the urgency of the moment and to give students and families more options for their learning than they had 130 years or even just a year ago.
Empowering educators with options and choice as to where they work, how they educate, how they run their schools, and how they spend their money is better than scripting it in law, code and policies that always fall short.
His service to Idaho and its citizens, its families, and its children is impossible to measure.
It would be wise for policy makers, lawmakers, and educators to look closely at how best to support not only our schools and educators, but also our families.
As we begin to re-envision what school looks like for students in Idaho, and across the country, results like these show that charter schools are worth supporting and evaluating.