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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 »

Idaho Receives “B” Ranking on Latest Charter Law Ranking Report

This week Idaho’s charter school law was ranked 13th in the nation in the latest edition of Charter School Laws Across the States 2015: Rankings and Scorecard released today by The Center for Education Reform (CER). Idaho’s charter school law was created in 1998 but it last underwent significant changes in 2013. These changes included removing a cap more »