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Star-Spangled Lessons

By Brian Walker From CDA Press September 10, 2014 RATHDRUM – On Tuesday, 200 years after Francis Scott Key penned “The Star-Spangled Banner,” that history came to life at North Idaho STEM Charter Academy. Activities surrounding the bicentennial of the national anthem at Fort McHenry, including actors who fielded students’ questions, were brought to the more »

Charter School Takes Virtual, Worldwide Trips

By Camille Wells From Idaho Education News August 29, 2014 Students in one Idaho school are taking dozens of field trips to educational sites around the world each school year. How is this possible, especially in tight economic times? The Idaho Education Network provides schools virtual access to visit these locations, where they can interact more »

Meridian Kids To Get A Brain Workout

By Jennifer Swindell From Idaho Education News September 3, 2014 Students can perform better if they train their brains, says Mary Helen Green, a counselor at Meridian Technical Charter High School. She has been given the opportunity to test her idea this school year as a state tech pilot grant recipient. The State Department of Education more »