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Idaho Lawmakers Push Innovation in Schools

By Terry Ryan New money was the big education story coming out of this year’s legislative session in Boise. Over the next year public schools will see a $109 million increase in state funding. This is about a 7.4 percent increase in new dollars, and returns state spending on public schools to pre-recessionary levels. But, more »

Community Development Block Grants

Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) can be a potential resource in the purchase or rehabilitation of facilities for charter schools. These grants are administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and aim to improve housing options, economic opportunities, and community development, which includes facilities, for moderate to low income persons. The program more »