What if we set more students up for success in school, work and life before we waste their talent and potential? Now that’s really doing something.
The Guided Pathways Committee will continue to develop and refine strategies for improving our system this summer.
Idaho reserves 40 seats in the University of Washington School of Medicine for its residents. This program is not enough to address our declining availability of doctors.
Open Educational Resources is not only vital, but is at the forefront of the movement toward making college accessible for all learners.
Idaho is once again at the bottom of a national ranking because the party in charge is failing to invest in its people.
Here is a progress update in four areas provided by Dr. Linda Clark, president of the State Board of Education.
Public charter schools are creatures of state politics and policies. Some states have done it better than others, but all can learn from others.
Online learning has the potential to revolutionize higher education. We must continue to make such access a priority for the future of our state and its citizens.
One thing most Idahoans agree on — the state should invest in pre-K for Idaho families.
The landscape of higher education is more complex than ever. Students have the flexibility to progress on their own terms and are aided in Idaho by strong relationships between our colleges and universities.
It is a yearly phenomenon that educators call “summer melt” and researchers at Idaho State Board of Education are working to find out how many Idaho students melt away and why it occurs.
“Even our measured, incremental progress belies the claims of those constantly browbeating Idahoans with admonitions not to fail,” says Gov. Butch Otter.
The State Board is committed to removing barriers and finding ways to make sure all students have access and understand the benefits of earning dual credits.
Adopting the Smarty Ants program will not solve the early learning challenges in Idaho alone.
I am proud of the way the State Board worked through the various proposals put forth by our colleges and universities.
If sanctions are being placed on schools solely based on graduation rate, how will alternative schools ever be able to comply? They won’t!
Start putting aside money for someone you love, and then help spread the word.
And the only way to defeat it is for responsible adults to give struggling students an equal shot at success.
The experience I’ve gained on the board has increased my confidence that I will be able to start a business that makes a positive contribution to society.
The State Department of Education should do away with the senior math requirement.