Columns written about education policy and practice by Idaho teachers and administrators.

The paradox of ‘grit’

Maybe we have to teach kids that asking for help is okay, that letting go isn’t giving up, and that sometimes the only pathway to peace might also mean coming face to face with our own shadow and embracing it with love, empathy and compassion.

Idaho’s public education system works

I think every parent, student and teacher would rally behind thoughtful reform, geared specifically and solely to help the kids. In the meantime, we’re lucky enough to have a dynamic and thriving educational system intact here in Idaho.