Before Idahoans throw another $40 million at the Career Ladder, they deserve a top-to-bottom review of the entire compensation package, not simply assertions or anecdotes.
To date, just over 600 Idahoans have applied for the scholarship. The State Board wants to see that number double.
A U.S. Department of Labor grant and the Idaho Department of Labor helps pay for the pre-apprenticeship training at CWI while also helping job seekers with vital assistance such as transportation to CWI and child care.
Now more than ever it is critical that students graduate prepared to thrive in the REAL world where they will live and work as adults.
Last year, Idaho left more than 6,300 STEM-related jobs unfilled. That resulted in millions in unpaid wages that SHOULD have gone into the pockets of Idahoans.
State officials need to make implementing the standards voluntary, or abolish Common Core entirely.
Educators showed up in force at the hearings to defend the Idaho Core Standards because they know what is best for our students.
Idaho taxpayers continue to front the bill for education and have yet to see the investment pay off.
As a U of I graduate and a state senator, I welcome President Green and offer my support to help him achieve the university’s vision.
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.
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.