This week’s podcasts: 1.13.23

Gov. Brad Little had plenty to say about education Monday.

In his State of the State address, the governor unveiled a plan to boost teacher salaries by $145.6 million, create an $80 million scholarship program, and make the Empowering Parents grant program permanent, at a cost of $30 million a year.

Now what happens? Kevin Richert analyzes the speech, soundbite by soundbite, and looks to the rest of the session.

“The Teacher’s Lounge,” Episode 9: Switching to full-day kindergarten and more with teacher Valerie Tims

This week, Carly Flandro sits down with kindergarten teacher Valerie Tims to ask what it’s been like to shift from half to full-day kindergarten. Tims also talks about what parents can do to best prepare their kids for kindergarten, and how they can continue to support learning from there.

Idaho EdNews Staff

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