Rise and Shine: Monday, January 14, 2013



  • Will a longer school day help or hurt students? The Associated Press
  • White House may consider funding for police in schools. Washington Post
  • AFT makes it recommendations on school security. Huffington Post
  • Sheriff has plans for armed volunteer patrols around Phoenix schools. Huffington Post
  • Final proposed draft of common science standards released. EdWeek
  • Arizona high court strikes down legislative raid on schools trust fund. Stateline
  • Gov. Brown proposes overhaul of California school funding system. Sacramento Bee
  • Colleges and universities face “pupil cliff.” Inside Higher Education


  • Commentary: The case against college is old and flawed. Inside Higher Education
  • Commentary: Rick Hess issues his annual ratings of education scholars. EdWeek
Jennifer Swindell

Jennifer Swindell

Managing editor and CEO Jennifer Swindell founded Idaho Education News in 2013. She has led the online news platform as it has grown in readership and engagement every year, reaching over two million pageviews a year. Jennifer has more than 35 years of experience in Idaho journalism. She also has served as a public information officer for Idaho schools and as a communication director at Boise State University. She can be reached at [email protected].

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