All eight of Idaho’s colleges and universities are planning to start the fall semester on August 24.
It is so rewarding to see the changes that occur when ALL students are included.
Thank you to the people of Idaho for your determination during these tough times and the care you have shown others.
This issue of privilege is so deeply steeped into our system that we oftentimes forget about it. COVID-19 is making this even harder to ignore.
Be headed somewhere. Be determined. Have a worthwhile goal that really stretches you to the limit, and then move heaven and earth to get there.
They have the unique capability to re-skill the workforce as Idaho and the nation prepare to return to productivity once the pandemic subsides.
Please allow me to put this in some perspective as an attorney with 61 years of perspective.
At the end of the day, K-12 Schools are not immune to the economic uncertainty that the rest of the country and world is facing.
The governor campaigned on a promise of imposing the “lightest hand of government” on Idahoans. To me, this means getting out of the way and letting Idahoans get back to work.
Recognizing in March that a federal data model was slow in coming, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) Director Dave Jeppesen contacted the Idaho State Board of Education to enlist help from Idaho’s public higher education institutions.