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Jennifer Capell, Idaho Arts Charter School Teacher, Wins Grant Award

Ms. Jennifer Capell, a 3rd-4th grade teacher at Idaho Arts Charter School in Nampa, ID, was recently awarded a $500 Classroom Grant from Northwest Professional Educators (NWPE), the state’s only non-union professional teacher association. Ms. Brenda Miller, NWPE Regional Membership Director, presented the grant at a staff meeting. The award will fund the purchase two more »

24 Hour THINK – A Youth Challenge

Last month 150 students met for 24 hours to try and solve some of Idaho’s greatest problems in education, health, & STEM areas. Student groups focusing on education proposed solutions that included workforce tract programs for high school, entirely virtual classrooms, new social media platforms for teacher & students to connect on and teacher sabbaticals.

Often Foes, Some Districts and Charters Forge Partnerships

By Arianna Prothero From Education Week October 15, 2014 Florida is wading into largely uncharted waters with an initiative to fuel collaboration between two sectors often cast as foes in the debate over how to improve K-12 education: regular public schools and charters. Nationwide, districts from Los Angeles to Denver to Baltimore have sought to more »