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The new troubling numbers cast even more doubt on Idaho’s “60 percent” goal — a lofty plan to boost postsecondary graduation numbers.
The National Assessment of Educational Progress tested a sampling of fourth-, eighth- and 12th-grade students. Idaho’s eighth-grade scores ranked No. 9 nationally.
Teachers will receive pay increases of between 5 and 6.8 percent. They’ll also get the health benefits they requested and a one-time bonus of $216 apiece.
The executive director of the Idaho Association of School Administrators says his board members aren’t concerned about sharing out the new metrics, only the time commitment of the collection process.
About 2,100 Idahoans responded to an online survey about the state’s school funding formula.
The district’s emphasis on improving school security comes at the heels of the state’s creation of the Office of School Safety and Security’s Advisory Board.
The State Board of Education overruled Ybarra in a 7-1 vote and will immediately begin collecting new accountability data.
In recent years, lawmakers have approved — and rejected — rules on divisive issues from Common Core to teacher licensing. On Nov. 8, voters get their say on the rules process.
One factor affecting the go-on rate is that young men do not go on to college at nearly the same rate as young women do.