Sophomore Sawyer Porter’s violin skills landed her into the Idaho Fine Arts Academy, an Eagle school where nearly 170 auditioned to enter but only 40 were accepted based on their varied talents.
Legislators are taking part in the High Five Children’s Health Collaborative, a program that tracks their physical activity and raises money for schools through the Steps for Schools program.
The controversial amendment would ease the ban on siphoning state dollars into church schools. For now, the amendment is on hold in a House committee.
Early education advocates took their case to legislative committees and the Statehouse steps Wednesday. Idaho is one of only five states without state-funded pre-K.