The Blaine Amendment is designed to protect citizens’ hard-earned tax dollars from subsidizing the churches and religious schools in Idaho.
A school should treat graduating students like society treats top athletes. Invite parents, community members, political figures and media to cover college signing day celebrations.
Lawmakers, and candidates for the Legislature, governor and state school superintendent, should be on notice that they’ll be asked where they stand on education choice now that they can no longer run and hide behind the Blaine Amendment.
Too many Idaho schoolchildren are stuck in a public school system that doesn’t meet their needs. It doesn’t have to be that way — other states are working to solve this problem. Idaho should be doing the same.
Technology such as virtual reality, when used in a meaningful way, can enhance student thinking and inspire creativity in the demonstration of new knowledge.
Maybe we have to teach kids that asking for help is okay, that letting go isn’t giving up, and that sometimes the only pathway to peace might also mean coming face to face with our own shadow and embracing it with love, empathy and compassion.
The State Department of Education has been providing data to the U.S. News and World Report that is inaccurate and unfair to some of the state’s top high schools.
By restoring funding for the Secure Rural Schools program, the federal government would meet an obligation to rural residents, says Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho.
President Trump’s proposed budget calls for Congress to cease funding 21st Century Community Learning Centers, a cut that will impact youth and families in Idaho.
Congratulations, Mary Lynn Spiker, on the recognition of your outstanding contributions.