Taking a single data point to measure a school is an absurd approach in measuring a school’s overall performance.
Truth is, the Idaho Freedom Foundation is a destroyer not a creator, and Idaho should not be hijacked by the lunatic fringe.
We need to make sure that parents have all the tools readily available to give complete care to their children.
In the last several months, citizens have had to fight to preserve their most basic constitutional rights.
Lawmakers should continue to question whether or not radical social justice programs truly benefit Idahoans and students.
The time has come for our legislators to fully fund Idaho’s educational needs for all students instead of attempting to marginalize specific student populations.
This threat is especially dangerous if our young people buy into this narrative. After all, it’s their future success in school, work and life that is at stake.
Board priorities for CTE include improving access, creating more capacity for more students and better career placement after graduation.
There is no doubt in my mind that the letter sent to Idaho universities does not reflect Idaho values.
It’s time to start recognizing child care as early education and acknowledging the promising role it can play.
As Board President, I will not make excuses for comments that disparage individuals, schools or communities. Critical discussions do need to take place in executive session in order to protect student privacy as required by state and federal law.
When Ramsey Bland decided to apply for a 13-week immersion class at Boise CodeWorks, the only computer code he knew was the bar code on the side of a pizza box.
Any structural changes that might be made need to be well-considered and publicly debated. History and context matter here.
There should be no tolerance for policies or expenditures that cater to the culture of victimhood, which is becoming all too common on campuses throughout the country.
Instead of generating goals for charter schools, the IPCSC should make a goal for receiving training on Idaho’s Open Meeting laws.
The schools are not failing. The leadership is failing.
This university’s mission is to serve our state’s citizens, communities and industries. For Idaho to thrive, U of I has to deliver on that mission.
It is important that Levi Cavener and readers know the facts about why and how the standards were developed in the first place.
More than seven out of 10 teachers, school administrators and business leaders agree that the personal and intellectual growth of students is more important than preparing students for specific jobs.
State officials still can’t say whether the supposedly-more-rigorous education standards have made a positive difference.