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Rural Education Needs Innovators to Thrive

Rural Idaho is undergoing significant demographic change. The state’s rural population is aging and seeing more of its younger residents migrate to the state’s population centers and beyond for employment and education. Idaho is a microcosm of trends playing out across large swaths of the American interior. According to 2014 Census data, nearly 60 percent more »

Governor Otter & First Lady Support Idaho Core Standards

Idaho’s core standards will challenge students to understand Math and English on a deeper level. Employers are looking for graduates with strong critical thinking, writing & problem solving skills. The Idaho Core Standards will prepare students to enter the workforce with strong foundations and the skills to continue learning. Learn more about the Idaho Core more »

Let’s Get Serious About Computer Science in Idaho Schools

By Cheryl Charlton From the Idaho Statesman January 21, 2015 The past several decades have demonstrated how critical computer science is as a foundational element for everyone’s education and career path – regardless of what they want to do. Computer science is relevant to doctors, politicians, musicians, teachers and astronauts. Although we know that computer more »