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Buck The Core Rally

Filed in Idaho Education News by on January 5, 2017 0 Comments
Buck The Core Rally

Buck the Core Rally Planned for January 30 10:00 – 1:00 Attend in person or send your Flat Citizen. Join fellow Idahoans January 30 at the Idaho Statehouse as they meet to protest Idaho’s education reforms. Buck the Core is the theme of the rally being organized by Idahoans for Local Education and Idaho Education […]

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School Boards Represent Parents or Government?

Filed in Idaho Education News by on November 9, 2015 1 Comment

When you voted for your school board members did you elect them to represent you or the federal government?  I’ll bet you thought they represented you, huh?  Well, it seems that some school boards feel their responsibility is to answer to the federal government first… and parents second.  The Pocatello/Chubbuck School district is leading that charge.  They recently submitted a resolution to the […]

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Eight County Hearings Scheduled

Filed in Idaho Education News by on October 10, 2015 0 Comments

In August this letter along with enough signatures from eight counties was sent to the Idaho State Department of Education.   Dear State Board of Education and State Department of Education, The citizens listed in the following signature pages are asking for a public hearing in regards to the proposed rules regarding education in : […]

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Contact Your Superintendent Today!

Filed in Idaho Education News by on October 4, 2014 1 Comment
Contact Your Superintendent Today!

Arne Duncan has done it again. He’s bypassed the states and gone directly to our district superintendents, asking them to commit to federal education goals. These goals sound noble, who doesn’t want a “Future Ready School.” From the letter sent to Superintendents,                      “The U.S. Department of Education seeks to encourage and support superintendents who […]

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Common Core Forum

Filed in Idaho Education News by on January 13, 2014 1 Comment

Please participate.  Ask your questions, they need to be heard.   Common Core Forum The chairs of the Senate and House Education Committees, Senator John Goedde and Representative Reed DeMordaunt, announced today their plans to bring Idahoans together for a serious discussion on Common Core. “In an effort to be transparent, we want to allow […]

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Buyer’s Remorse

Filed in Idaho Education News by on December 22, 2013 0 Comments

Mary Ollie   We’ve all heard about the family that enters a contest and wins a new house. Everyone is excited.  Members of the press trip over each other in order to produce the best photos and the most glowing accounts about this wonderful new house.  The family settles in and then the utility and […]

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School Boards to Vote on Common Core Issues

Filed in Idaho Education News by on October 25, 2013 0 Comments

By Mary Adler Most parents perceive our local School Board as being precisely what its name implies, a local entity that functions solely within our child’s school district. In general this is true; however, they too have a state wide organization that lobbies on their behalf to our state legislature and other state level entities. […]

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Idahoans For Local Education is Launched!

Filed in Idaho Education News by on February 9, 2013 2 Comments
Idahoans For Local Education is Launched!

Idahoans for Local Education is officially launched. Founded by Stephanie Zimmerman, I4LE exists to preserve our local sovereignty in education policy.

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