Rolling Hills Charter School became the first public Idaho school to named a Purple Heart School in recognition of their support for the military population in the community. Rolling Hills also becomes the first charter school in the nation to be presented this honor. Congratulations to this wonderful school on their achievement and dedication to
The Idaho State Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs has awarded $6,944 in federal grant funding to help Anser Public Charter School purchase a new convection oven to support its school lunch program. Idaho received the funding to help Anser and 14 additional schools purchase the school lunch equipment for use in the National School Lunch
91 percent of Idaho charter public schools authorized by the Idaho Public Charter School Commission (PCSC) were found to be fiscally sound following a recent review. These schools represent 94.1 percent of students attending PCSC authorized charter public schools. The PCSC is Idaho’s primary charter authorizer three of every four charter public schools. The remainder of
Suzanne Gregg helped start Anser Charter School, one of the first charter schools in Idaho, and has been with the school as it has grown over the last 17 years – till her retirement this past year. She shared a look back at the goals they had when starting Anser. Don’t forget to share what makes you proud
Suzanne joined parents, students, and school leaders in North Idaho yesterday to celebrate Charter Schools Week. ‘”I saw the pride that every parent, student and leader held for their school.” This support for chartering is what Charter Schools Week is all about. Thank you to Moscow Charter and Palouse Prairie Schools for hosting us! Don’t forget to share what makes you proud of your school and tag #IdahoCSW. We can’t wait to see what you are doing to celebrate
Join Idaho charter school advocates, like Jason, Gerald, and Eryk, by sharing your #IdahoCSW photos, events, and pictures. We can’t wait to see what you are doing to celebrate National Charter Schools Week!
Interview With Steven Harris Representative from District 21 and Charter School Advocate Why are charter schools important for Idaho’s kids and families? I believe school innovation and school choice are the best ways to get us out of our education doldrums. Parent involvement and student enthusiasm is the key to great education, and charter schools options encourage
National Charter Schools Week begins today! This year, we are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the nation’s first charter school law. 25 years ago our CEO, Terry Ryan, was a young man teaching English in Poland. Do you remember where you were 25 years ago? Charter schools have now spread across the nation and are