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Introducing Idaho’s New Education Entrepreneurs

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by Wendy Sand, Guest Contributor Innovation is in high demand. Consumers expect it of businesses. Businesses seek it out in their employees. And as we raise and cultivate the next generation of thinkers, it makes sense that we should also demand it of our educational system. This requires leadership that is not content with the status quo. That actively seeks…

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Troy Moves ‘Beyond Textbooks’ To Find Success

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This post first appeared on Idaho Education News | By Anthony Warn We in Idaho hear a lot about low test scores, go-on rates that are in reverse, debates about school funding formulas, and too many students unprepared for college and career. That’s why news about academic success coming out of a rural community like Troy is exciting and worth digging…

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Idaho Lawmakers Push For Innovation In Schools

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New money was the big education story coming out of this year’s legislative session in Boise. Over the next year public schools will see a $109 million increase in state funding. This is about a 7.4 percent increase in new dollars, and returns state spending on public schools to pre-recessionary levels.

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Principal Data May Highlight Gender Inequity in Idaho

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Earlier this month, our team wrote a piece to celebrate International Women’s Day and acknowledge the women who work in Idaho’s education system. We thanked the many women who champion innovative ideas in education and celebrated women principals leading some of the best schools in the state.

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When You Need Something Done Right, Call a Marine

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From National Alliance for Public Charter Schools | By Terry Ryan Semper Fidelis is Latin for “always faithful.” It is the United State Marine Corps motto. According to the Marine’s web site “Marines remain faithful to the mission at hand, to each other, to the Corps, and to the country, no matter what.” Tom Franta is the CEO of Washington…

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