Some experts and studies peg principal evaluations as an increasingly vital area of accountability.
This year, SAT scores dropped in 18 of Idaho’s 20 largest school districts. Meanwhile, Idaho’s high-poverty rural districts still lag behind the state’s average.
By providing free college-level classes in high school, Idaho hopes to encourage a new generation of college students. The results have been mixed.
Sluggish outcomes have resulted in the Idaho Public Charter School Commission’s recent sanctioning of six virtual schools and fueled concerns that the for-profit partnerships hinder school oversight.
The more than 6,000 students enrolled in Idaho’s virtual schools perform well below their brick-and-mortar peers.
Free college classes in high school. More college scholarships. More college and career counselors. But Idaho still struggles to convince high school graduates to continue their education. Why? Part one of a four-story series.
“…Dunn misrepresented or deliberately omitted information regarding the evaluation of personnel…” a state agency ruled.
During the recession, schools used the local levies to offset unprecedented state budget cuts. The state’s K-12 budget is rebounding, but districts are still relying on help from local taxpayers.