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.
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.
Idaho is once again at the bottom of a national ranking because the party in charge is failing to invest in its people.
Public charter schools are creatures of state politics and policies. Some states have done it better than others, but all can learn from others.
One thing most Idahoans agree on — the state should invest in pre-K for Idaho families.
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.
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.
Please help Idaho’s public charter schools do more for our families and children.
Thanks to everyone who contributed to protecting Idaho’s public schools by helping to defeat HB 590.
The arrangement steals money from classrooms.
Blaine County’s communication director: “Let’s set the record straight.”
A targeted tax credit would be another learning option for students who need different choices to meet their needs.
Three major education stakeholder groups in Idaho oppose any form of school vouchers that divert taxpayer funds from public schools into private or parochial schools.
The Higher Ed Task Force recommendations are about improving Idaho’s educational system, and we urge support and funding of them.
The Task Force and the State Board of Education have given legislators the blueprint for success. Now it’s time for them to act decisively for Idaho’s future.