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Reader view: Candidates for governor differ on pre-K

The Republican candidates for governor are offering voters a range of opinions on whether the public education system should be expanded to include preschoolers. Supporters of government-funded early childhood education contend such taxpayer investments have proved their worth by getting children ready to succeed in school. Opponents contend research on whether government-funded prekindergarten pays off…

A plea for help … from an Idaho educator

Stop telling students that their success or failure is the result of “the system” and not their own efforts. We should always look for ways to improve education, but we can do it with integrity and enthusiasm.