Hour-long advisory classes at the rural high school help students navigate their academic and social lives — and make it feel like family for some.
Only 37% of the state’s high school graduates went straight to college last fall — the lowest rate since at least 2014. State Board of Education officials aren’t exactly sure what happened.
Many Idaho families have a range of options when it comes to choosing a school. Other families don’t, and several factors can impact where parents are able to send their kids.
Some school leaders are sold on the controversial practice aimed at infusing more student diversity into their classrooms. Others remain mixed.