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 »

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Idaho Charter School Network Becomes Part of Blumm

Dear Charter Supporters, We are excited to share news about our work to improve learning opportunities for Idaho’s children and families. This month we are launching Bluum, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization committed to ensuring Idaho’s children reach their fullest potential by cultivating great leaders and innovative schools. Bluum believes that school choice helps families, children more »

Charters Work for Minority Students

From Idaho Education News April 8, 2015 Like district schools, public charters are free and open to all of Idaho’s students regardless of ethnicity, religion, gender, or disability. Yet, because of facility constraints, charters cannot enroll every interested student and must conduct a lottery to ensure all applicants have a fair chance at enrollment. This more »