White Pine Plans For Ambitious Expansion

White Pine Charter School in Ammon has rolls of waiting lists for its elementary program, but it isn’t done growing. Eventually, White Pine would like to expand its current K-8 offering into a dual-track high school, where students may stay on a traditional education rout or choose a medical emphasis. The idea is to equip more »

Anser Charter School: Founders Cutlivate ‘Dream’ School

Anser Charter School in Boise was one of the first charter schools in the state, and in the more than 15 years since it opened it has become one of the most successful. Anser was an incubator for the Mathematical Thinking principles that have been adopted across the nation thanks to the new Common Core more »

Blended Learning Gaining Steam

By Mary Stone From Twin Falls Times-News December 1, 2014 LEWISTON • Educators in many Idaho school districts say bringing the Internet into the classroom is giving students and teachers a boost.Such “blended learning” combines tradition with technology, using tablets that provide video lectures. Theresa Carter trains teachers through the Boise-based Idaho Digital Learning Academy, a more »