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Suzanne and Doug Metzgar

How Idaho School Choice Helps Us Dream Big For Our Children

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Like every parent, we dream big for our children and whenever possible we try to personalize opportunities to meet their individual needs, interests and skills. We know our children well and want to provide them with every opportunity to grow and succeed in college and beyond. The same principles apply to their K-12 education.

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In Education Poverty Does Not Need to Be Destiny

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The needs of Idaho’s K-12 student population are changing. The Gem State is expected to see net growth in lower income households and net declines in households with annual incomes above $50,000. We are also becoming more racially diverse.

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Idaho Ready For Change: 2015 People’s Review Public Opinion Poll

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Public education is critical to Idahoans. In fact, they are more likely to point to public education (50%) as the most important issue facing Idaho today than they are to point to “the economy” (40%), with another 9% saying it is “the environment.”

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Capturing The Amazing

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When I travel, I take a lot of pictures. When my children were teens, they would roll their eyes as the shutter on the camera whirred. I wasn’t taking pictures of my kids; I was taking pictures of other people’s kids, buildings, cars, motorcycles carrying five people and a pig, and things that were different from my ordinary life.

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