(BOISE) – In September, 20 Idaho high school teachers will travel to the Harvard Business School for an all-expense-paid opportunity to help pilot a new way to teach teenagers about American democracy: the High School Case Method Project.
Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra and key staff members are hitting the road to discuss this year’s legislative session and all of the latest education news, from public school finance and technology to Idaho’s recently approved ESSA accountability system, Smarty Ants and the Red Tape Committee.
(BOISE) – Idaho’s new web-based program to help children get ready for reading and kindergarten is ready to roll, and parents are encouraged to sign up online.
(BOISE) – Idaho’s latest scores in the National Assessment for Education Progress provide encouraging news as the state works to increase student performance in reading and mathematics, Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra said.
(BOISE) – The State Department of Education has awarded $1.5 million in grants to 10 Idaho schools and communities to give students opportunities for academic achievement and well-being.
(BOISE) – Starting next week, all Idaho 4-year-olds will have free access to an animated, interactive reading-readiness program dubbed Smarty Ants through a five-year grant agreement between the State Department of Education and the online literacy program Achieve3000.