Idahoans should expect to see a reduction in agency regulations and the elimination of policies that have no business being on the books in Idaho.
How can we help students get the skills they need to qualify for a family-sustaining job or build the workforce our economy needs if we can barely pass an increase in scholarships that make postsecondary affordable?
Idaho policymakers have done a lot over the last five years to raise teacher pay.
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They need to be held accountable for their performance. It’s important for the overall health of a state’s public charter school sector.
The bill would award incentives to failing schools that are otherwise not available to the best schools and their teachers.
It is time to fund a proven approach toward increasing post-secondary attainment.
We believe student and staff safety is a local control issue that should be delegated to individual school districts.
Public education is the greatest discovery made by modern society.
We hope our new report encourages candid and necessary conversations regarding what citizens want for the future of Idaho.
Gov. Little’s Opportunity Scholarship proposal represents much-needed investment in our students, our state and our shared future.
“To the degree that we’re stuck with it, the Legislature should pass a school funding formula that empowers students to pursue the best education for themselves.”
There are great leaders who are capable of running great schools in our midst. Just because their pathway to education was different, does not mean they will not be effective.
We’re thankful that we had the chance to pick the right school for our needs.
Nearly half of Idaho children enter kindergarten unprepared because they have not been given the same opportunities as their peers.
With college and career advisers in place across our state, we are working to ensure they have clear lines of communication, Critchfield writes.
There is much “Good” to note and build on, but there is also a need to redouble efforts to work at improving the “Bad” and the “Ugly.”
The idea may have been simple, but the solution is highly complex. Only by working together will we bridge the gap between our high schoolers and their future careers.
Policymakers and the media should give postsecondary and K-12 education systems equal attention. It would be what is needed to tell the whole story on postsecondary credential attainment.
I, my staff, and school districts and educators across this state are committed to the success and well-being of your children.