Behind new leadership, the 85 members of Idaho Business for Education are poised to be an active participant in the debate about improving education in Idaho.
A nonprofit group hopes to raise $4.3 million to help ease the Nampa School District’s fiscal crunch. The plan: raffle off 40 homes in Nampa — at $100 per ticket, and 2,500 tickets per home.
16 Caldwell teens who were at risk of failing in school, graduated this week — a year earlier than their middle school classmates who took the traditional route — because of their year at the academy.
The 31 members of the governor’s appointed task force on improving education have a timeline and plan to get the governor about 10 recommendations by Sept. 23.
As the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation and the state roll out a multimillion dollar system to track student performance, the foundation is surveying educators about the pilot phase.
The latest U.S. Census Bureau report on school spending reached a familiar conclusion. In 2010-11, Idaho per-pupil spending ranked next to last among states and the District of Columbia.