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Idaho Education

Idaho Lawmaker Pushes Bill Requiring Students To Read 'Atlas Shrugged'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

A Republican state senator in Idaho has introduced legislation that would require all high school students in the state to read an Ayn Rand novel that...

Idaho Board Of Education Repeals Online Graduation Requirement

Posted 01.19.2013 | Education

The Idaho Board of Education repealed Monday a pending policy that would have required this year's ninth graders -- and classes in years following -- ...

Michael Bloomberg Gives $200K To Idaho Education Reform Group

Posted 11.02.2012 | Education

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg gave $200,000 to Education Voters of Idaho, a nonprofit group championing three education reform laws known as S...

State's Students Must Take Online Courses To Graduate

AP | JESSIE L. BONNER | Posted 01.04.2012 | Education

BOISE, Idaho — Education officials on Thursday gave final approval to a plan that makes Idaho the first state in the nation to require high scho...

Amanda Terkel

Progressives Plot Ballot Initiative Strategy

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Buoyed by grassroots energy from the protests in Wisconsin earlier this year, progressives are now planning an offensive strategy. Organ...

Joy Resmovits

Arne Duncan: Montana Could Be 'Left Behind' If Won't Comply

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.06.2011 | Education

Montana could face a withdrawal of federal education funding if it doesn't improve compliance with No Child Left Behind, U.S. Secretary of Education A...

Critics Push To Oust Idaho Superintendent Over Controversial Education Reforms

AP | JESSIE L. BONNER | Posted 08.08.2011 | Education

NAMPA, Idaho — Idaho carried out a sweeping overhaul of its public school system this year and stood out nationally amid a rancorous debate over...

Idaho Gov. Signs Final Piece Of Anti-Union Education Reform

Posted 06.09.2011 | Education

By Laura Zuckerman Idaho's governor on Friday signed into law the final piece of a controversial Republican overhaul of education in the state, as t...