Spelling it Out: How traditional public schools are governed

A complex web of agencies and individuals oversees what happens in Idaho classrooms, from how they’re funded to the learning that takes place within them. This guide can help make sense of it all. Most importantly, voters are ultimately responsible. Here’s how it all works:

Spelling it Out is a series that aims to break down complex terms, ideas, and jargon in education and become a resource for taxpayers, educators, parents, and students. Check out past articles on bonds and levies, teacher evaluations, and types of schools here. Have an idea for a Spelling it Out topic? Let us know: [email protected].
Carly Flandro

Carly Flandro

Reporter Carly Flandro works in EdNews’ East Idaho bureau. A former high school English teacher, she writes about teaching, learning, diversity, and equity. You can follow Flandro on Twitter @idahoedcarly and send her news tips at [email protected].

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