Freedom in Education.
We know which lawmakers will toss Common Core, write new content standardsJune 12, 2020
Parents: Returning to government schools is not your only optionJune 1, 2020
House committee votes to repeal Common Core. What’s next for the standards?February 5, 2020
How to guarantee higher college tuition costsJanuary 20, 2020
Broken ladder: Why Idaho lawmakers need to replace the Career Ladder (Revised September 2019)
The Career Ladder has been the focus of much debate in state government, but few people have a full understanding of what it is, what it does, and how it helps determine teacher salaries.
Objections to Common Core
Idaho is hearing public comment on the Idaho Content Standards, more commonly known as Common Core.
This document outlines specific reasons many Idahoans object to Common Core Standards in Idaho. There is one section of general objections, followed by specific objections to Common Core English Language Arts, Math, and Science.
Public comment filed July 10, 2019, on Idaho Content Standards public hearing review
Idahoans are frustrated with stagnant student test scores, high school students unprepared for college, and curriculum updated with inflexible Common Core Standards, which haven’t yielded the promised results.
Let’s provide a better future for Idaho’s kids
Giving students a thorough education is a lofty promise and a worthy goal. However, student performance at Idaho schools has stagnated, meaning Idaho’s promise remains unfulfilled.
Socialism in Idaho schools
The Idaho Freedom Foundation compiled these quotes from curricula in an Idaho Curricular Materials Regional Center. Read for yourself: Some Idaho textbooks distort—whether by omission or one-sided narratives—basic economic principles and social issues.