It’s time to get creative when it comes to the future of schooling.
Idaho just ended its fiscal year with a surplus nearly three times what was expected before COVID-19. How, in the middle of a global pandemic, did we manage to do that? Through conservative principles of governing. In late March, shortly after the first coronavirus case was confirmed in Idaho, I asked state government agencies to…
If federal, state, and local officials are unwilling or unable to provide the resources and support to ensure that our schools can open safely, they should tap the brakes on reopening school buildings until circumstances have changed for the better.
It is time to recognize that now is precisely the moment to invest in our schools so that they have the resources to safely continue educating our young people.
By building on what our institutions already offer online, rather than starting from scratch, the new digital campus will improve the entire system, making higher education more accessible and affordable for more Idahoans.
As we begin to re-envision what school looks like for students in Idaho, and across the country, results like these show that charter schools are worth supporting and evaluating.
This pattern of blind opposition based on ideology running contrary to the scientific consensus on climate and other human impact issues presents clear evidence of a cabal that will stop at nothing to advance their reactionary agenda.
These steps are a genuine starting point to safely allow our students and staff to resume this fall while protecting the health of those in the building and the community.
This council would be made up of high school students from around Idaho who would be able to make a major impact by providing a student perspective.
Too often the majority party is ready and willing to inflict crippling economic losses on Idaho workers and businesses in service of a divisive social agenda.