Many of the recommendations for reducing compliance reports would require changes to Idaho law.
After seven years, two task forces and $133 million in spending, Idaho is unable to convince more high school graduates to continue their education.
The East Idaho district is considering starting classes a half hour later than normal.
“We are addressing the child on the emotional side,” said district spokeswoman Debbie Critchfield.
The increases at the state’s largest university defied economic trends — and decreases at the state’s other four-year universities.
Its job is to recommend a list of finalists to the State Board of Education.
In this week’s briefs Presidential Scholar nominations are open for seniors, two rural Idaho teachers win a STEM award and Nampa teens get artistic for Day of the Dead.
Shelley Superintendent Bryan Jolley has announced his plans to retire in June.
Members approved a funding model that would pay colleges and universities based on the degrees they produce instead of enrollment or credit hours.
The decline is 2.5 percent among undergraduates and .8 percent among graduate students, despite some positive enrollment indicators.
“The worst thing in the world would be to have 170 definitions of what competency is…” State Board President Linda Clark said.
Some students examined a human brain. Others flew simulated drones.
Beginning this year, parent and staff voices will play a larger role in school accountability.
Both camps confirmed that KTVB is organizing an Oct. 29 event.
The vast majority of legislative races won’t be competitive, so keep an eye out for these five races on Nov. 6.