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.
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.
The schools are not failing. The leadership is failing.
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.
We are working to connect current and future workers to state resources and worthwhile career pathways that benefit our citizens, our employers and our state.
We are putting our way of life at risk by our continuing failure to effectively educate our citizens.
Counties and schools like ours can’t operate without federal forest payments.
Community members and parents have been donating time, talents and means to make our schools better.
After decades of studies and billions of dollars spent, maybe it’s time to admit the state is doing education all wrong.
They add value to a community and create learning opportunities for families and children that wouldn’t exist otherwise.
A college education is a great investment for individuals and for our state as a whole. We all have a stake in keeping it as affordable as we possibly can. Our students are depending on us.
Cartoon depictions on the ceiling at Wood River High School are but a symptom of a greater problem, that of kids being presented with a biased view of what American government is all about.
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?
They need to be held accountable for their performance. It’s important for the overall health of a state’s public charter school sector.