State policymakers must approve longterm education goals before submitting their plan to the feds. Over the past month, officials have argued about how realistic the goals are.
Paula Kellerer takes over a school district that has survived a deep financial crisis. She wants to turn the focus to student achievement and supporting Nampa’s teachers.
A flood of comparisons to the Adidas insignia has followed CEI’s release of its new logo on social media.
After meeting with a federal mediator Monday, Superintendent Shalene French declined to talk details. Another mediation session is scheduled for Aug. 30.
In a divided and nuanced decision, the Supreme Court kept the sales tax on groceries intact. The $80 million repeal could affect available funding for K-12 and higher education.
State Board of Education member Debbie Critchfield said she has become much more comfortable with the ESSA plan in the past month. But before now, she “didn’t feel like it was really a plan.”
More and more Idaho high school students are taking — and passing — rigorous Advanced Placement classes. But like other rural states, Idaho’s numbers are still lagging.
The decision followed heated debate over costs associated with building a new middle school to help absorb Bonneville’s dizzying population growth.
Due to sample size restrictions, up to 16 percent of high schools would be excluded before the state identifies its lowest performing schools — they would miss out on a bump in federal funding.
The school has also unveiled its new logo, and announced the first day of operations on campus.