Idaho

ID Plan Goes to Gov. for Review

The Idaho State Board of Education unanimously approved the state’s draft ESSA plan. Gov. Butch Otter will review the document for 30 days before final submission.

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ID Dept. of Ed Releases Final Draft ESSA Plan

The Idaho Dept. of Education released the state’s final draft ESSA plan for public review. Karlynn Laraway, the state Department of Education’s director of assessment and accountability, stated, “We will be presenting the final draft of the plan for consideration and a vote of approval...

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ID Dept. of Ed Releases State’s 6th Draft ESA Plan

The Idaho Dept. Public Instruction released the state’s sixth draft ESSA plan for public review and comment. Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra also “opened a 40-day public comment period. Idahoans can review the draft and leave feedback online through July 30.”

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State Plan Submissions and Drafts

Since April 3, a number of states have submitted their ESSA implementation plans to the U.S. Dept. of Education. Here’s a compiled list of the state plan submissions and the most recent draft versions states have released so far. Approved Plans Delaware: Final Plan Approved (8/2/17) Nevada: Final...

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ID State Board Seeking Public Input on State Plan

The Idaho Board of Education is seeking public input as it develops accountability plans to implement under the Every Student Succeeds Act. The Board will host a forum in Lewiston on October 20 from 6-8 pm at the Lewis-Clark State College. “We think this is...

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Idaho to Release State ESSA Plan

Jeff Church, spokesman for the state Dept. of Education, indicated that Idaho is planning to release a draft of its state plan within the next few weeks. Education leaders will seek public input on that plan through November.

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State Board Unanimously Endorses New Accountability Framework

Members of the State Board of Education gave preliminary approval to “the first accountability system to govern Idaho schools in years.” Board members unanimously endorsed the new accountability framework, which is still under development and will take effect during the 2017-18 school year. The Board...

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