Meet the new House Ed Committee

The House Education Committee has a first-time chairman, a first-time vice chairman and 10 of 16 new members.

National experts to speak in Boise on Tuesday

Paul Hill and Marguerite Rosa, national experts in K-12 education finance, are first featured speakers in ED Sessions 2.0.

Ed leaders meet, agree to find solutions

The most influential leaders in Idaho education assembled in November to build relationships and find solutions for immediate and long-term issues facing the future of K-12 education in Idaho. The ideas generated by this group were given to Gov. Butch Otter and offered to legislative leaders. The members of the group agree to request a…

Garden Valley becomes a high-tech high school

Students in Garden Valley drive their own education. They can decide what classes to take and when and how to take them. The master schedule in Garden Valley is unconventional. It’s not based on what staff can teach, but instead based on what the kids need or desire. “It’s our responsibility to find ways to…

Khan Academy pilot project coming to Idaho

Idaho could revolutionize how students learn math if a pilot project involving the world’s leader in free, online learning is a success. The J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation will provide funding to cultivate usage of Khan Academy in schools and classrooms across the state. “What a typical math classroom looks like has not changed for…

Idaho leads nation in Hispanic-student progress

The most recent Nation’s Report Card

Lapwai cultivates culture in school

Lapwai school leaders collaborate with community leaders to help kids be successful.