This week, we highlight new House Education Committee Chairwoman Julie VanOrden and explain her goals for the year ahead.
Jaclyn Kettler from Boise State University joins the podcast this week as we take a closer look at elections results and answer questions submitted over social media.
Sizing up election results and explaining why parents and teachers are frustrated with Idaho’s plan to comply with a federal education law.
On this week’s podcast we offer up a preview of your Idaho ballot, break down the the issues and highlight some races to keep an eye on Nov. 8.
Welcome to episode 43 of the Extra Credit podcast. This week, hosts Kevin Richert and Clark Corbin take a look at Idaho’s closely-watched go-on rate. Last week, we reported the percent of high school graduates going on with their education dropped from 52 percent to 46 percent. This week, we take a closer look at…
This week on Extra Credit: A closer look at the big data clash between State Superintendent Sherri Ybarra and the rest of the State Board of Education.
This week on Extra Credit: Taking a closer look at the contact of Sherri Ybarra’s new chief policy officer and following the money down the campaign trail.
Journalist Kevin Richert offers an early look at the plans school districts designed to help struggling young readers.
This week lawmakers got their first costs estimates for rewriting the state’s complicated school funding formula. We’ll give you 131 million reasons why the rewrite won’t come cheap.
We go in-depth on the State Board’s proposal to crack down on bad teacher evaluation data — and recap the rest of a busy week.