Wil Overgaard and Don Coberly

Middleton steps up

In the fast-growing community, administrators, teachers, parents, and patrons have demonstrated the importance of working together in a crisis.

Emmett to pilot kindergarten readiness program

The pilot involves screening next year’s kindergartners when they register for school this spring to assess the child’s age-appropriate, early-learning skill level.

Marsing embraces the Community School Strategy

It’s a concept based on the idea that students learn best when their physical and emotional needs are met.

Bishop Kelly: A community of service

We had a chance to visit with four stellar seniors who shared their Service Learning projects and trips.

High reliability school: Continuous improvement in West Ada

Superintendent Mary Ann Ranells calls her administrative team “our wonderful learning leaders” and that was certainly evident in our conversations with this dynamic group.

A different way to compare literacy proficiency

It seems inappropriate, or at least unfair, to compare a charter school’s outcomes with a school district’s outcome.

Demographically similar schools: Vallivue stands out

Here were some of the successful strategies they identified.

Bennett Mountain creates a culture of acceptance and achievement

Contributing to their student-centered approach, this Mountain Home school provides daycare for its teen parents.

Nampa’s co-teaching model benefits all students

This bright spot in teaching and learning has improved test scores and graduation rates.

Community Schools in the Boise School District

These bright spots in teaching and learning provide wrap-around services for students and families.