What are taxpayers getting for their CTE investments?

Measuring the success of secondary career technical education programs elicits varying conclusions depending on who you ask. Educators, policymakers and parents have different ideas.

Final awards made for superintendent’s workforce expansion program

The Department of Education council has awarded over $43 million in six months to 58 proposals.

Massage certification program anticipates enrollment increase because of Idaho Launch

The Coeur d’Alene Resort has a staff of 30 licensed therapists and looks to the American Institute of Clinical Massage for quality graduates.

Post Falls school offers therapeutic methods for struggling students

Parents are searching for alternative ways to help their children with learning disabilities.

Employee survey indicates support for Phoenix purchase

But months after the proposed $685 million University of Phoenix purchase went public, many U of I employees still said they had no opinions about the purchase, or were unsure about it.

Leaders scrutinize merits of proposals as money dwindles

About $10 million is left of Superintendent Debbie Critchfield’s Idaho Career Ready Students grant.

Wanted: Professionals and retirees to teach high school CTE courses

Schools must attract converts from industry with job experience to lead CTE programs that guide teenagers directly into the workplace.

Industry partnerships shape employment opportunities for high school graduates

There are hundreds of Idaho professionals helping high schools maintain cutting-edge programs with the most up-to-date industry equipment. Both sides benefit from this collaboration.

State leaders push millions toward meeting workforce demands and student interests

The number of Industry trade jobs is growing every year. And teens are interested in learning those skills in high school.

NIC to end contract with interim president

Gregory South’s tenure in the president’s office was short, and illustrative of the politics on a divided NIC board.