Welcome to episode 74 of the Extra Credit podcast. This week, we dissect the sixth and latest draft of Idaho’s plan to comply with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act and explain why state officials have scheduled two big meetings devoted to the plan. Plus, reporter and co-host Kevin Richert explains why the latest round of SAT scores include some cause for concern. Be sure to check back next week for another new episode of Extra Credit. You may also be interested in
State lawmakers are taking the rare step of calling together a summertime joint meeting of the House and Senate education committees to bring their colleagues up to speed on state compliance efforts. House Education Committee Chairwoman Julie VanOrden, R-Pingree, and Senate Education Committee Chairman Dean Mortimer, R-Idaho Falls, scheduled the meeting for 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Statehouse. A briefing on Idaho’s plan to comply with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act tops Tuesday’s agenda.
The vice president of the State Board of Education has scheduled a meeting to review and critique Idaho’s plan to comply with a federal education law in response to complaints from prominent education groups that say they were excluded from the process. The meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday at the State Board’s Boise office, with a possible follow-up meeting a few weeks down the road.
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