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Columns written about education policy and practice by Idaho taxpayers, business leaders, lawmakers parents and community members.
2017 Survey: The People's Perspective. Read the key takeaways.

Why is Idaho at risk?

We hope our new report encourages candid and necessary conversations regarding what citizens want for the future of Idaho.

Funding formula rewrite is a dud

“To the degree that we’re stuck with it, the Legislature should pass a school funding formula that empowers students to pursue the best education for themselves.”

What is Idaho’s postsecondary story?

Policymakers and the media should give postsecondary and K-12 education systems equal attention. It would be what is needed to tell the whole story on postsecondary credential attainment.

Education has a big tent

Learning, in all of its forms, is not just a year-round pursuit, but a lifetime one. No one should be stuck in a part-time job when they need a full-time job. We seek opportunity for a lifetime of prosperity.