Idaho education

Video: An education issues roundup

Talking a range of education-related issues: state revenue projections, a Statehouse Common Core showdown, school levies and the latest on the state superintendent’s race.

Democrats quiz Idahoans on education

Democrats are asking Idahoans to weigh in on teacher pay, class sizes, and pre-kindergarten programs.

Democrats rally statewide for education

Caldwell speakers tout education task force recommendations.

Weiser project emphasizes the written word

Park Intermediate School uses grant to hone student writing skills.

Idahoans’ many paths to college

Idaho’s high school graduating class of 2012 wound up enrolling in more than 450 colleges in 49 states. But, as the Idaho Statesman reported Tuesday, fewer than half of the state’s grads continued their education.

Idaho K-12 cuts among steepest in nation

Only four states took a bigger slice out of K-12 spending during the recession, according to a Washington, D.C., budget think tank. And this year’s school budget increases did nothing to reverse the trend.

Superintendents quiz Tom Luna

What did district superintendents want to ask the state superintendent?

More details, tidbits on the WiFi contract

How many schools are eligible to get WiFi service, under a controversial state contract? What’s the timetable? And how were bids graded? Answers to these questions — and a few more.

An unclaimed $6 million for Idaho schools

The Idaho School Boards Association is trying to drum up local interest in a federal program that provides interest-free loans to districts. Idaho schools are using a little more then $2 million from the program this year.

Teach for America’s rollout in Idaho

The nonprofit group places new college graduates in impoverished schools, and has an aggressive growth plan. Teach for America hopes to place 30 teachers in Idaho in 2014-15, according to the group director working on the rollout.