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First CMO to Launch in Idaho

Gem Innovation Schools, Idaho’s first homegrown charter management organization (CMO) announced that it will receive a four-year, multi-million dollar grant from the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation as part of the Foundation’s goal to expand high-performing limitless learning models in the state. The grant supports the Foundation’s 20 in 10 strategy, designed to close the gap between mediocrity more »

Coeur d’Alene Charter: ‘Above and Beyond’

By Julie Hahn From Idaho Education News February 2, 2015 The Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy was among the very first in the state back in 1999 and was authorized by its school district. Over the years they have been named Idaho’s Most Challenging School, designated as one of the top 20 public high schools in more »

I-DEA Models Digital Learning Methods

By Julie Hahn From Idaho Education News January 30, 2015 I-DEA, a statewide online school, has long been a boon to students who are homeschooled, seeking different challenges, failing to thrive in traditional settings or homebound because of health issues. This year, I-DEA expanded into its first-ever bricks-and-mortar blended learning school. At its new location more »