Idaho Core Standards
It will probably take the Legislature several weeks to slog through a morass of agency rules. Many rules are arcane. Others are controversial — such as Idaho’s version of Common Core standards.
In other Statehouse news from Tuesday, budget-writers took their first close look at Gov. Brad Little’s spending plan — with only a smattering of questions.
“I was not going to do any mischief,” Gov. Brad Little said during a Friday morning news conference. “I was not going to change policy for the state of Idaho.”
The national teachers’ survey mirrors the political sentiment surrounding the Idaho Core Standards — and the online exam aligned to the standards.
Americans are nearly evenly split on charter schools, according to a national survey released Tuesday. President Trump has made school choice the linchpin of his education platform.
The president-elect could have a tough time passing a $20 billion school choice initiative. And he may be powerless to repeal the Common Core standards.