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 »

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 »

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Encourage Idaho’s Rise in School Choice

By Steven Thayn From Idaho Education News January 27, 2015 Remember when the only education style we had was “one-size-fits-all?” Students went to the school in their neighborhood and if it wasn’t compatible with their learning styles, they had to learn to conform and just do their best. Thankfully, it’s not that way any more. more »