Charter Commission: New director and commissioner chosen
INSIDE: Commenters call out overregulation and errors
Homeschoolers discuss how to navigate an unconventional learning experience
Convention speaker Jenny Nelson talked about finding dinosaur bones and watching buffalo herds. “You can’t duplicate this inside your house with a textbook.”
President Green: U of Phoenix purchase is vital to U of I’s long-term viability
If the U of I doesn’t expand, it will be left to compete in a shrinking market, for a limited number of college-bound 18- to 22-year-olds. “Frankly, in my opinion, not all institutions in this country will survive,” Green told Idaho Education News in an interview Thursday.
Rural schools set to receive millions for workforce-ready CTE programs
The Idaho Career Ready Students Program Council will decide which project applications will get a portion of the $45 million.
Analysis: A high-stakes, high-risk deal that will make or break a legacy
The University of Idaho stands to gain or lose millions from the proposed University of Phoenix purchase. For better or worse, President C. Scott Green’s tenure at his alma mater will be measured against this balance sheet.
State Board greenlights U of I’s $550 million University of Phoenix purchase
U of I officials say the acquisition promises the university an immediate $10 million cash infusion. Meanwhile, the U of I would guarantee up to $10 million a year to backstop bond payments on the purchase.
The U of I says the deal could bring in $10 million in initial “supplemental education funding” f