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 »

Charter Schools in Idaho and Nationwide are More Cost Effective Compared to Traditional Public Schools

The first national study on the cost effectiveness and return on investment charter schools was released today by the University of Arkansas. Their report, The Productivity of Public Charter Schools, finds that charter schools are more cost effective than traditional public schools. This report builds on the Charter School Funding: Inequity Expands report by the University of Arkansas released in more »

State Gears Up for New Education Law

By Clark Corbin From Idaho Education News July 8th, 2014 State education officials are gearing up to launch a marketing campaign showing families how high school students can earn $600 for college courses and tests. Earlier this year, the Legislature passed a law creating the Fast Forward Program, which will help juniors and seniors attending public high more »