Some schools with all-day kindergarten see a surge in reading scores

Idaho Education News looked at the spring reading scores in 60 districts and charters with all-day kindergarten. The findings provide a few hints about possible correlations between all-day kinder and literacy.

Boise, West Ada gauge interest in half-day kindergarten

As the state’s two largest districts plan to expand all-day kindergarten, they also want to hear from parents who prefer a half-day option.

State Board endorses full-day kindergarten

The board also dropped a college entrance exam requirement, OK’d a plan for spending $440 million in federal COVID aid and gave the green light to another cybersecurity degree.