Building Hope is a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. that works to close the educational achievement gap by giving students access to high quality public charter schools. Building Hope supports the expansion of successful charter school organizations with the capacity to grow their enrollments in order to catalyze change across the public education system.

Albertsons Foundation B&WThe J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation is a private, family foundation, committed to the vision of limitless learning for all Idahoans.  To move toward their vision, the Foundation invests pro-actively in large-scale initiatives. The three focus areas are 1) Career Readiness; 2) Learning Choices; and 3) Leadership Investments.


Charter School Resources

National Alliance for Public Charter Schools

National Association of Charter School Authorizers

12 Things About Idaho Charter Schools

National Charter School Resource Center


Idaho Education Resources

Idaho Core Logo

The Idaho Core Standards are essential to creating an education system that prepares our young people for success in school, work, and life. The Core Standards raise the bar for what Idaho’s students learn in math and English, giving them the ability to think critically, absorb information, draw conclusions and communicate orally and in writing.

Charter School CommissionThe Idaho Public Charter School Commission ensures PCSC authorized public charter schools’ compliance with Idaho statute and protects student and public interests by balancing high standards of accountability with respect for the autonomy of public charter schools.


The Idaho State Department of Education is responsible for managing K-12 public education in the State of Idaho.



IdahoEd Trends

Idaho Education News‘s new data center, Idaho Ed Trends, allows you to look at Idaho education data in a consolidated and user-friendly system. Idaho Ed Trends complies the publicly available data from Idaho State Department of Education, Idaho State Board of Education, National Center for Education Statistics and National Student Clearing House.

Other Helpful Resources

Northwest Professional Educators

The Northwest Professional Educators  is a professional association of educators. Their focus is on what is best for the students and for their education. They welcome educators of any education entity including teachers, support staff, and administrators.