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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.

Local Event Joins Global Effort Celebrating School Choice Advocate

Milton Friedman, recognized as one of the greatest economists of the last century, will be the focal point at numerous events nationwide and around the world on July 31, 2014, including one in Idaho. The Idaho Federation of Independent Schools is hosting an event as part of the annual “Friedman Legacy Day” to showcase the more »

School Choice at Idaho Capitol Day

Joined by parents and school choice advocates, Idaho charter school students gathered on the Statehouse steps Monday to rally for equitable funding. In particular, Lori Clooney of the Colorado Coalition of Cyberschool Families put in a pitch for closing the funding gap for the state’s seven virtual charter schools — a discrepancy she pegged at more »