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Education news from around Idaho [Video]

The Idaho Education Association launched a new website last month called Great Idaho Public Schools, which is designed as a “clearinghouse for ideas and information about supporting Idaho public schools.”

“You’re not alone,” the site tells parents. “If you believe a strong educational foundation is critical for a child’s success, you’ve come to the right place.”

The site includes testimonials from Idaho teachers, select statistics (Idaho is 39th in average public school teacher pay, and 46th for student-to-teacher ratio, for example), and a place for parents to sign up to “stay connected” with one another and the IEA.

IEA is also asking parents to fill out a survey to “help guide us in our common goal to create the schools our children need and deserve.”

Find the survey here.

Boise School Board taking nominations

The Boise School Board won’t hold an election this fall, but it will add a new member.

The district Friday began accepting …

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Katelyn Tuohy | Spectroom [Video]

Katelyn Tuohy is an American long distance runner from Rockland County, New York. Encouraged by her parents, Patrick and Denise, she won the 2017 Nike National cross country championship as a sophomore, to cap an undefeated season. With a time of 16:44.7, she won by 40 seconds, trimming 12 seconds off the course record. The Rockland County legislature honored her victory, declaring December 19, 2017, as "Katelyn Tuohy Day." Tuohy competes for the North Rockland High School Red Raiders.

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An Open Letter to CEOs [Video]

From their notebooks to business leaders’ desks, our female high school interns share their stories in open letters asking for more opportunities in STEM. Learn more about our award-winning high school STEM internship, which is recommended for college credit, and download our ‘Shaping the Future of STEM” blueprint with advice on how companies can create similar programs at Subscribe to the Abbott Channel and receive automatic updates: Connect with us on ... Facebook: